Simplicity 1467 – Fit, fit, fit.

simplicity 1467Oh, it’s been so very, painfully long since I last wrote a post.

I’ve been minimally active on other social media (not following Thimble Minds yet? Click here), but have had a few things to deal with, such as my health and looking for somewhere new to live, which can be quite tricky when your other half demands a garage and you demand a sewing studio!

Speaking of sewing studios… I have reclaimed mine from becoming a storage room (see Sewing Room Sabotage). I have space, light and freedom to sew again.

So let’s get back to it, shall we?
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Great British Sewing Bee Book – Girls Dress

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Series 2 of the Great British Sewing Bee came at a time when I was just venturing into learning to sew. I hadn’t been watching it and while everyone was watching Episode 4 on TV, I was catching up on the previous episodes in between finding free patterns and reading extensive tutorials and vintage sewing books. I eventually bought the book from the series and hate to admit, but I don’t think I’ve finished any of the garments that were in it.

When my nieces bought Great British Sewing Bee Book Girls Dressme flowers and showered me with hugs and kisses, telling me that they missed me, I suddenly had the urge to make clothes on a much smaller scale. I’ve never made anything for children before, so thought I’d give it a go.

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