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A novelty printed hedgehog dress

February 21, 2017
Hedgehog dress And She Made

I found this novelty print hedgehog fabric completely by chance in my local craft store. This is one of those shops you first venture into for supplies when you’re doing GCSE art and it doesn’t change over the years. But I’ve found some great fabrics there in the past and this time was no different.

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A Flora made in Liberty

January 14, 2017
And She Made By Hand London Flora dress

Oh By Hand London, your patterns have stolen my heart once again. I rediscovered this gem of a dress over the festive period and forgot how much I loved it (and how I’d forgotten to blog about it).

What couldn’t I love about this pattern? It’s made from a Liberty print fabric (same as here in fact, if you’re wondering), it has a well-fitted bodice, a high neckline AND a circle skirt. It’s even lined in a beautiful muslin type fabric from Cloth House.

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A pinafore in progress

December 4, 2016
Self drafted pinafore in progress And She Made

I had a go at making a pinafore based on one I saw in Topshop last week. I’ll post better photos and the method once I’ve finished it and taken some photos, but I’m pretty pleased with how it has turned out so far.

Also, enjoy the bonus ‘Joyeux Noel’ poster since it’s now December!