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Pinterest inspired Ottavio Crinkle Dress

My daughter Gabby fell head over heels for this dress when she spied it on our ‘Checks’ Pinterest board. And then THIS gorgeous Italian crinkle linen arrived – Ottavio Crinkle – and her pattern/fabric stars aligned to create this gorgeous…

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Great British Sewing Bee – Episode 2

For everyone keen (especially Gail) to see the next episode of The Great British Sewing Bee. Here’s episode 2… Wouldn’t an Australian version of this show be a fantastic idea? I think we have fabulous home sewers in this country!

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Great British Sewing Bee – Episode 1

Has anyone been watching Great British Sewing Bee? It’s currently airing on BBC2 in the UK and Europe. Thanks for a tip from Margot on our FB page, we can view the first episode on Youtube. Ps. Lovely Tilly from…

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Fred and Wilma Flintstone Costumes

I love it when my kids get invited to a fancy dress party. If you have the time and ability, it’s a whole lot more satisfying to create your own. These two great kids had a post Halloween/birthday party to…

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Inspiration :: Spots and Stripes

images from fabulous DIY blog – P.S. – I made this There are now only 37 days left to get your Spots and Stripes entries made up and uploaded to our Tessuti Awards website. That means you’ve still got time to…

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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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