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2nd March 2020

I often get asked how to know how much fabric to buy for any given garment when you haven’t got the pattern or details with you. Well…

8th September 2019

 On a beautiful hot sunny August Saturday six of us travelled to Wells in Somerset to have a day out and shop for fabrics. We had a…

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10th May 2019

How many times have I moved?….mmm let me see….from my bedsit at 18 to this one will be the 13th! If you include business moves it would…

25th November 2018

On Friday 26th October five of us met at Chippenham station for our first fabric shopping trip to London! We arrived at Paddington mid morning and headed…

27th October 2018

Aside from teaching, I am always working on private commissions, whether designing and making clothes or interior soft furnishings. This year a large portion of my time…

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4th June 2018

I have been trying to get a group of young sewers together for a regular fortnightly or monthly class, maybe after school or Saturday morning or in…

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20th March 2018

Eileen came to me with some basic sewing experience. Her problem was her arms! She has a fantastic figure but her upper arms are disproportionately larger and…

feltie
10th March 2018

These are fun items, made by hand with felt and decoration and are great for Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day or just as little gifts for children or…

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15th February 2018

A bit of a mystery to the uninitiated, but there is a lot of fun to me had … Choosing, configuring fabric, colour and patterns, using simple or…

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20th January 2018

If you would like more intense one-to-one learning then I also offer private sewing classes for 1 or more hours at certain times of the week, and…

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