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When is a top not just a top?

Hi all, I picked up some rayon recently and didn’t want to cut into the wonderful pattern it was a remnant and I wanted to use it all. I just love the colours and the hand of this fabric so … Continue reading

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Vogue 1515

Hi everyone, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed the festive season. Here in Australia it is Summer and incredibly hot . This pattern another by Sandra Betzina is a winner. I am really becoming a fan she … Continue reading

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Fun and Easy V1355

Hi there, Sorry I have been a bit slow to post I had a little bit of a busy time and the technology details of posting were bogging me down so I took a break. Not from sewing just posting. … Continue reading

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The Skirt V9060

I had purchased this pattern a while ago but had only recently gotten around to making it. It is Vogue 9060 another Marcy Tilton pattern what can I say I am a fan of her patterns. I find they fit … Continue reading

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I Love V8430

This Marcy Tilton design  has been so versatile that I have made 4 jackets from this pattern. The first one I made was a little evening jacket. I used this fabric a black and silver lace like fabric.   This … Continue reading

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The MUST HAVE coat !

Hi there, I made this coat pattern Marcy Tilton V9070 at the start of winter. In this black nylon with these buttons. These are the basic details .But I really have to tell you this is a wonderful coat. It is … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of BurdaStyle

  I LOVE BurdaStyle Magazines. I have been buying them ever since High School.That said I only buy them when the patterns in the issue really appeal. This issue 2/2016 has some great patterns. I particularly like The Sheath Dress … Continue reading

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MMMAY Week 4 and beyond

Hi there, These are the outfits for the last week of MMAY16 that I wore; Starting from the top left to right; Day 22, Burdastyle top Pattern 6998 Day 23, Style Arc Tammy pattern crop top Day 24, Style Arc, … Continue reading

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#MMMAY 16 Week 3

My Me Made May creations, Top Row Left to right; Day 15 V8962 Top , Day 16, Self drafted  pant Day 17,B6064 A Marcy Tilton top, Day 18, a self drafted vest, Day 19, V9070 Coat , Another wonderful Marcy Tilton pattern … Continue reading

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Absolutely Inspiring 

I went to the MAAS Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (the Powerhouse Museum) on the weekend to see the new exhibit Isabella Blow : A Fashionable Life This exhibit is wonderful, the amazing designs of Alexander Macqueen and the … Continue reading

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