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  • 2017 05 May

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    FABRIC FRIDAY!

    • May 05, 2017

    This sunny weather is making us think about sea, sand and sangria! So what better than a bit of light and airy fabric to inspire some summer makes. These gorgeously light cottons would be gorgeous as floaty summer dresses or super comfy trousers.

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  • 2017 12 Apr

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    APRIL PATTERN PICKS

    • Apr 12, 2017

    Chunky cardigans aren't really the order of the day at the moment but you'll thank yourself for investing the sewing time once the autumn frosts roll in!

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  • 2017 07 Mar

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    MINISTRYMAKES WINNER - MARCH

    • Mar 07, 2017

    ​We have a winner for this months #MinistryMakes competition! Well done Valerie and thank you for sharing only your second creation following your introduction to the wonderful world of sewing.

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  • 2017 10 Feb

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    FABRIC FRIDAY!

    • Feb 10, 2017

    We're been rummaging through out favourite virtual haberdasheries to bring you more fabulous fabrics to inspire your makes. This week we've got an orange and teal feel to our picks.

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  • 2017 15 Jan

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    MAD FOR SKIRTS

    • Jan 15, 2017

    Classic Shaped skirts never go out of style, from Kim Kardashian's pencil-skirt-crop-top combo to Alexa Chung and her extensive collection of mini's, skirts are a wardrobe staple. Apparently today is the bluest day of the year so let's brighten it up with some style and some yellow. I'm obsessed with yellow at this time of year, it just brings so…

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  • 2017 10 Jan

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    Ministrymakes Winner - January

    • Jan 10, 2017

    I think this has got to be the youngest model we have ever had on our #MinistryMakes competition. Were we swayed by the cuteness in awarding mum the winner? hmm.....

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  • 2016 13 Dec

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    MARCHING FORWARD WITH DRESSMAKING

    • Dec 13, 2016

    ​So my last make was the dress that started this whole personal challenge. I managed to do an alright job of this dress and I actually felt confident about wearing it out in public (other garments have made me a bit nervous!)

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  • 2016 22 Nov

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    MINISTRYMAKES WINNER - NOVEMBER 16

    • Nov 22, 2016

    ​There was some stiff competition for this month's #Ministrymakes with cute ducks, gorgeous totes and even some beautiful bunting. But as always there can only be one winner and we were bowled over by Joanne's cloned dress.

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  • 2016 08 Nov

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    MAY PATTERN PICKS

    • Nov 08, 2016

    There's been a wealth of new pattern releases over the last month or so, it's been hard to choose a favourite! And while we're picking patterns we should really let you know about a great place to find said patterns!

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  • 2016 18 Oct

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    A DRESS AT LAST

    • Oct 18, 2016

    ​Please believe me when I tell you that I finished this dress in February. It proved more of a problem to find the time to photograph it than to actually make it! If you cast your mind back you may recall that this fabric was a sale purchase from Ditto Fabrics.

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