03. 08. 2019

mother of the bride

This was a complete outfit, skirt, separate top and hat to match.  Lots of hand stitching!

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01. 08. 2019
Utility jacket with a difference

Utility jacket with a difference

This was made for my degree course, a wool jacket made to wartime utility scheme standard – except I chose this lovely green tweed from Linton in Carlisle.  Gorgeous to sew by the...

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01. 08. 2019
3 of 4 bridesmaids Dec 28th 2013

3 of 4 bridesmaids Dec 28th 2013

This fabric looks like velvet on the photos but was actually a polyester crinkle type.  Looks lush I think

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01. 08. 2019
Durham commission

Durham commission

This commission came as result of an article about me in the Durham County News.  

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01. 08. 2019
WI centenary celebration commission

WI centenary celebration commission

This is the hat the local representative of the WI wore to Buckingham Palace.

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01. 08. 2019

Good old Santa

This was a commission for ‘breakfast with Santa’.  Worked out rather well really

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01. 08. 2019

Trendy vicar

I took a pattern from an original shirt that was a favourite and made this fun sheep shirt, actually also another too but no image of that!

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01. 08. 2019

vintage style wool waistcoat

This waistcoat was just a bit different from the run of the mill style.  

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01. 08. 2019

winter coats for the girls

these coats were made from Melton fabric, lovely to sew, doesn’t fray and is warm and cosy too.

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01. 08. 2019

classic elegance

this fabric was a delight to sew, pure wool with a feel of cashmere.  Simple style but the fabric speaks volumes.

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