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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.

Carrie's Tilly and the Buttons Zadie Dress Review in Slinky Leopard Print Viscose Jersey!

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Well this is exciting being asked to blog for Sewalicious. I had the pleasure of meeting Amy & Nicki at the Handmade Fair. I had the choice to pick from all their fabrics it was like being in a sweet shop.

Holly's Sew Over It Ultimate Shorts in Purple Oriental Fan Cotton

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Do you fancy a last minute quick summer sew? Look no further than the Sew Over It - Ultimate Shorts!

Alice's Nina Lee Kew Dress Review made up "Morning Glory" cotton lawn

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I’m so excited to be writing my first blog post for Sewalicious about one of my favourite patterns this year!

Christine's Sewalicious Sukura Kimono in Japanese Poppies Cotton Lawn

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Nicki and Amy have designed this really easy T-shape kimono pattern that was just begging to be made in their gorgeous Japanese Red Poppies cotton lawn.

Frankie's Home Sewn Wedding Style!

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Wedding season is here! And whilst there’s nothing better than watching two people you love get hitched [or drinking champagne all day] finding an outfit that makes you feel like a million bucks and isn’t identical to another guest can be a bit of a pain in the bum!