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I appreciate on a newsletter not everyone wants to hear me babble all about how everything is going in the Make world so a separate little blog post is perfect.   Warning….. This is not s sewing blog post, this is a me chatting about Covid, life and Make. I know many of you can say this but 2020 Really has been a bit of a s*%te year to me, I won’t go into details, that’s not my style, but it has been really, really tough, then along comes a Pandemic! Hummmm could it get any worse.   But over...

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Temporary opening times Wednesday 10 – 5 pm And Saturday 10 – 5 pm Following all the social distancing guidelines we will be opening two days a week for the foreseeable future. We will be asking you to take a few simple steps to keep us all safe One family group in the shop at a time We will have hand sanitiser to use on entering feel free to use throughout your visit if you need to We are encouraging contactless payments but will also take cash if needed We will be asking you to be aware of what you...

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From the moment I saw this pattern I knew I wanted to make them. I love the flat front on the trousers combined with the elasticated back I wanted to make these my go to trouser pattern.   I read a few blog posts about them and did a bit of research first, I know they are designed high waisted but I think the main point was that people found they may have been a little too high waisted. Well maybe for short people anyway, which I am one of those so I knew I was going to need to...

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Me Made May a round of the month and the sewing projects I am owning up, I haven't got photos of me everyday! There is said it, but I think at the moment that is ok, no pressure, me made may is supposed to be fun, so keep it like that. The photos I have taken I have had fun taking them so thats ok.  The Two Stitches Shrug pattern I love this pattern it is lovely and simple with no pattern just a few folds to create the shrug, it is a lovely project. The fabric suitable would be a...

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Another week in lockdown and I have been doing a bit of sewing, yay! I have finished my Pietra pants by closet case, my Cashmerette Webster Dress and I have started my Shelby Dress by True bias. A busy week!!   Saturday 16th May A casual hang out at home today so I had my lovely Stevie dress by Tilly and the buttons on, this is made with beautiful dogtooth linen by Merchant & Mills and a lovely double gauze contrast by Kokka. Now looking at this dress I don’t know why I haven’t made more I really like the...

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