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Alice's shirt made up in our 'Lipsticks' fabric by Robert Kaufman

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The Kalle shirt from Closet Case Patterns burst onto the sewing scene a while back, and it isn’t going anywhere. Everyone who makes it loves it, and from looking at my most-worn shop-bought clothes, the shirtdress was up there among my favourites, so I knew the Kalle was one for me.

Emma's Deer and Doe Skirt

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Since I started sewing this pattern has been on my mind. It caught my eye very early on. I love the femininity and boldness of it, it’s a real statement piece

Carries Purple Chrysanthemum Crepe Blouse

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My wardrobe is lacking in separates and essentials, so I wanted to create a wardrobe staple for my latest blog make for Sewalicious

Sew Over It Ivy Skirt in Navy and Orange Plaid Wool

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I really like wearing skirts at this time of year. You can look a little bit dressed up and still keep warm at the same time. Makes a great change to wearing the same old jeans during the winter!

Lisa’s Lily Jacket in Brown Herringbone Wool

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I've been a fan of the stunning vintage patterns at Decades of Style for a long time now. The patterns range from reproductions of originals from the 1920's to the 1950's...

Alice's New Year Blog

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Happy New Year, everyone! Although many see January as a bit of a grim month, I love the start of the year and the promise it holds

Lisa's Double Black Crepe Portobello Trousers

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For my first blog post for Sewalicious I had to have a serious think about what I would make. There were cottons to make lovely frocks, jerseys for a cardigan and wool for a sweet 1930's jacket I had in mind.

Holly’s Heather Dress in Secret Garden Scuba

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Well this must be the comfiest dress I've ever made! For my Autumn Sewalicious blog I decided to make the Sew Over It Heather dress in this stunning pinky floral scuba called Secret Garden. I thought it would be the perfect combination of comfort and style to see me through some chilly evenings to come!

Alice's Nina Lee Bloomsbury Blouse

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The runways and high street have been bombarded with the ruffle trend for some time now; the addition of a humble strip of gathered or pleated fabric gives shirts and dresses an injection of drama that’s nothing short of fabulous.

Emma's Nina Lee Southbank Dress Review - Made In Blue & Blacks Houndstooth.

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I sat on the train heading to London filled with anticipation and excitement. I was heading to The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court and I knew I’d be meeting the Sewalicious ladies – Amy and Nicki.