Lockdown Blog 4

Lockdown Blog 4. I have managed to finish this Summer top. This fabric has been kicking around in my stash forever. As with most of the fabric in the stash it has a story. The fabric is a lightweight pure cotton batik. I was given this piece of fabric about
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Lockdown Blog 3

This is a very strange world we are living in. I’m still managing to get down to the shop once every week- day to send out the orders coming in via the website. The rest of the time I’m working from home. It has been very busy on the orders
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Lockdown Blog 2

Lockdown Blog 2 Another week gone by and we are still in lockdown. I think I’m starting to get used to this. We have got into a routine now and I feel quite settled. We are getting up slightly later than when we are at work properly but only by
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Lockdown Blog 1

Lockdown Blog 1 I can’t believe that it’s been over a week since we started this lockdown. I’ve been so busy the time has flown. I used to work from home when I ran my dressmaking business a long time ago. So, it’s sort of the same. Of course, when
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Tailoring Courses

I’m doing lots of Tailoring courses in the next few weeks. It’s a great time of the year to doing tailoring as the weather is not great for going out & working with lovely tweed or wool cloth is very warm & comforting. I start teaching the tailoring courses with
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Showerproof Coat

Showerproof Coat I’ve just finished making myself a showerproof coat. Trying to decide which colour fabric to use was the first big decision but I eventually went with the red padded coat fabric we have recently had in the shop. I decided that I needed a new coat after I
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Bargain Bundles

Bargain Bundles. As some of you will remember I like to get my hands-on bundles of fabric for the shop. I haven’t been able to get any recently but the day before I was due to go away on holiday, I was offered a bundle of lace pieces. I have
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