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Michelle Pye October 18, 2018 0

Simple Garment using Beautiful Fabric I saw this lovely fabric when a wholesaler sent out his rep. in September. It is a Ponti Roma jersey print. It reminded me of a Picasso painting. So, I just had to have it in the shop. As soon as my sister Wendy saw

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Michelle Pye September 13, 2018 0

I’ve been working on using up some cotton fabric recently. I had this roll of fabric left from when I used to make hand painted shirts. There was more on the roll than I thought but I have just about used it up now. You may remember me making a

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Michelle Pye July 16, 2018 6

I Made It. When the world cup started, I made a promise to myself that I would sew whilst it was on & get some nice new clothes for my holiday, do the alterations, which have been hanging around forever & reach the target of getting my fabric stash down

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Michelle Pye July 13, 2018 2

Waistcoats all over the Place I know most of you are a bit fed up with the World Cup. Don’t worry it’s all over on Sunday. As you know I usually decorate my shop window for all sorts of occasions. You may remember the last World Cup when I went

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Michelle Pye July 5, 2018 0

Stash Busting. I have to admit that stash busting has been disrupted by sporting events this week. Although I said I would sew whilst the World Cup was on, I did have to watch England the other night. We had a power cut in the village about 10 minutes before

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Michelle Pye June 22, 2018 4

As you all will know I’m constantly fighting a losing battle with the amount of fabric I have in my stash. I find that lots of other jobs seem to get in the way of sewing but I do like a good excuse to sew & the Football World Cup

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Michelle Pye May 15, 2018 2
Butterfly Shirt

My mind is always working overtime to get new ideas for all sorts of clothing. Lots of ladies who come on my courses are a bit disappointed with some of the ideas I come up with as they involve embroidery machines. I am fortunate that I have this sort of

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Michelle Pye May 11, 2018 0
Silk Bra

I love the feel of pure silk (who doesn’t)! I was at a supplier’s factory the other week when he suddenly said have you seen the stretch silk satin. I had missed it in his warehouse but as soon as he showed me, I had to have some for the

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Michelle Pye April 9, 2018 0

The weather may not be quite what you would describe as Summer but I decided at the weekend that I needed to start my Summer Sewing. First jobs first, I already had a shirt on the go. This was started before I went to the NEC in March. The fabric

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Michelle Pye March 19, 2018 0

Day four of the show We got up this morning to a covering of snow, and wondered whether we would make it to the NEC. With everything in the car in case we got stuck, we set off. Thanks to the local councils the main roads from Leicester to Birmingham

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