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BeeMine_Day19

Day 19 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Today’s #BeeMine is a super speedy 1 hour sew. using a stretch fabric and the pencil skirt pattern i hacked up this easy peasy wiggle mini. No zip, an elastic waist, this is a super easy sew! Do share your … Continue reading

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Susan Goodwin

Tips for sewing Tricky fabrics- a guest post from an expert sportswear designer.

Tonight in the UK sees 5 amateur sewers face tricky fabrics in the Semi final of The Sewing Bee! EEK! will the remaining sewers will rise to the challenge? Sewing with lace, leather and even slippery stuff like neoprene or … Continue reading

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BeeMine Day17- sleeveless blouse

Day 17 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Challenged by my publisher to wear a garment every day from my book Fashion with Fabric means lots of organising and frantic calls to fabric suppliers.. Here’s the sleeveless hack of the chiffon pussy bow blouse, featuring a flat collar … Continue reading

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Day 16 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Out and about today meeting with chums and designers so I slipped my striped Drapey dress. This is a great intro to sewing with knit fabric, as it’s made from stable Ponte Roma or double knit fabric. Check out my … Continue reading

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BeeMine_Day15

Day 15 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Day 15 of my BeeMine blog challenge is another tweedy A line skirt. This time round my mini has been made up in blue boucle. My pal Katie kindly took this shot, as my publisher is having a day off … Continue reading

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BeeMine Day14 cardi stretch

Day 14 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Blimey, day 14 and my publisher is clearly stalking me now, as she popped into the studio to catch me in action teaching beginner sewers. The slouchy cardy is super comfy, and perfect for long days in my studio, I … Continue reading

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BeeMine_Day13

Day 13 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

I braved a spring dress today! A simple black and white striped cotton shirred dress. British Spring time proved a tad windy…. We’d love to see some of your makes from the Sewing Bee book, do share with #BeeMine Happy … Continue reading

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BeeMine_Day12

Day 12 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Challenged by my publisher to wear a garment a day from my book, I was dashing about today, so chucked on some casual trousers, made from the lower half of the jumpsuit pattern! So comfy, even in the wind..

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Tips for sewing corsets from Julia at Sew Curvy

Tonight in the UK, sees 7 amateur Seamsters grappling with corset making for the first time on The Great British Sewing Bee! EEK! So is corsetry easy peasy, or devilishly hard? I asked Julia Bremble from Sew Curvy,  Author of … Continue reading

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Day 11 #BeeMine- My 30 day blog challenge- Fashion With Fabric

Working in Theatre means it’s hard to get to see stuff! A rare trip then, to the Globe Theatre in London sees me in a Bold pink Drapey dress. Hope the show’s good! Do share your Sewing Bee Book Makes here … Continue reading

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