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  • My bookclub jacket

    I'm calling it my 'bookclub jacket' because the only social thing I'm doing at the moment is meeting a group of fabulous ladies for bookclub* (*wine drinking). More accurately this is my Deer and Doe Nenuphar jacket, made in Eglantine et Zoe Stone Dark Lagune fabric.
  • Makes for a metre

    Buying gorgeous fabric is often more fun than making things with it. However, if you're staycationing or hiding inside from the rain, here are some projects you can make with a metre of fabric.
  • I AM Excited!

    An exciting parcel of I AM Patterns arrived at Stitch and Stash HQ this week, with lots of lovely patterns to try, including the new I AM A Sailor range, for Breton-style chic.
  • Jumpsuit joy

    This month I made the Ischia jumpsuit from Slow Sunday Paris in the new Atelier Brunette Shade Cactus viscose. An eighties-inspired jumpsuit perfect for summer.
  • Review: The Blouse

    I've recently started stocking The Avid Seamstress patterns and decided to roadtest The Blouse with Atelier Brunette's Granito in off-white.
  • Review: Reglisse Dress

    I finished it! I had this at the top of my projects pile for a couple of weeks and I'm overjoyed with the result.
  • Stashbuster: Pattern weights

    Now that Christmas is over and I've finished putting bits of party popper in the bin, I thought I'd have a stash review. It's looking quite scruffy...
  • Stashbuster: travel pillows

    I know I'm not alone in having loads of fabric remnants of completed (or sometimes failed) projects. Too nice to throw away, too small to do anythi...
  • Review: Fraser sweatshirt

    The Fraser pattern by Canadian brand Sewaholic has three different sweatshirt variations. View A has a yoke in a contrast fabric, view B has three-quarter length sleeves and view C has a collar. I decided to make view B.