Nel Nan and Nora’s Tie Waisted Skirt – Tutorial

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Duo of Skirts: Tie-waisted skirt By Eleanor Thomson (https://nelnanandnora.wordpress.com) This pack contains two pretty skirt patterns: a relaxed tie-waisted option, as seen here, and a more fitted Wiggle Skirt (with tutorial by Gabby of Gabberdashery) The fabric that I have used here for the tie-waisted version is a red and grey floral cotton print, kindly provided by WhiteTree Fabrics. The …

Velosewer’s Keyhole Blouse

Simple Sew Blogger Keyhole Blouse, Pattern Review, Tricky Fabrics, Tutorial, White Tree Fabrics 1 Comment

Melissa of Fehr Trade sent me a care package that included Love Sewing magazine. The issue I received had this Keyhole Blouse pattern so here’s my review using fabric provided by White Tree Fabrics UK. The keyhole design feature of this blouse is very Danyrs (Game of Thrones) with a bit more coverage without the dragons and more contemporary. I know. I watch too …

Coolarama’s Tips For Sewing With Silk

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I’m no expert when it comes to sewing but here are some tips I’ve picked up from around internet-land which have helped me when sewing with silk.  Just because you’re a beginner it doesn’t mean you need to pass some sort of sewing test to be allowed to sew “fancy fabrics”.  I started off by making knickers using old silk …