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My new obsession….Pinterest

Thank you for leaving your comments in our giveaway for this lovely Japanese pattern book. The lucky recipient is Michelle – Buttontree Lane. Stay tuned for monthly giveaways this year…should be lots of fun! These days, my latest obsession is…

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Suzy’s Latest Creations

Here’s another great email I received last week, this time from Sew Inn regular, Suzie: Hi Colette!As promised here are my holiday photos wearing my lovely Tessuti creations! In the first one we’re at the Beverly Hills Hotel celebrating my…

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Love Lace @ The Powerhouse Museum

The Love Lace exhibitionPowerhouse Museum opens Saturday 30th July.134 artists from 20 countries unleash their passion for lace in this spectacular exhibition of winning entries and finalists in the Powerhouse Museum International Lace Award. Playful and inventive, the works on…

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Chanelling Chanel

Georgia made up this Chanel inspired jacket from McCalls 4792 (out of print) in our Neon Tweed from a few winters ago. The jacket is exquisite, Georgia has painstakingly created the trim by fringing the tweed and applying it around…

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Craft Punk Weekend @ The Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum have asked me to teach a sewing class during Craft Punk weekend. The museum is holding a whole lot of fabulous drop-in or book-in crafty workshops over the two days (April 30 /May 1st). I’m really excited…

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L.O.V.E my Esyhem – vintage hem marker

I received this little beauty for my birthday last year, a thoughtful and treasured gift from this lovely friend. I’d been on the look out for one ever since I saw this one in Bernadette’s showroom, during a sewing lesson….

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Magnolia Square – Independent designer market

Visit Magnolia Square this February at Paddington Town Hall and enjoy a curated line-up of local and travelled talent, showcasing fabulous craft, great design, fashion, food and a whole lot of style! Retailers at this Sydney show will include Bronnie…

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Victoria’s Patchwork Tunic

Haven’t we all got left over bits of fabric, many precious but useless left over scraps after cutting out our sewing projects? Here’s a fabulous idea created by Victoria – a winner in the Frock Up In Colour category, in…

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