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Sew Reporter – 1st August

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Sew Reporter – 1st August

Hello sewing pals! Welcome to this weeks round-up of new patterns, sewing inspiration and a dose of stitching-related things to keep you entertained. Whether we have rain, shine or a bit of everything, we’ve got plenty to keep your weekend filled with your favourite hobby. Have a great Sunday everyone! When Lilly’s review popped up we all got very excited… a sewing project for GARDENING! It’s actually the dream make and is going straight to the to-sew list (we are avid gardeners too!)! Lilly used the popular Harlene dungarees by Merchant and Mills to stitch up this practical garment, we think...


How to Sew an Upcycled Denim Skirt from Your Old Blue Jeans

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How to Sew an Upcycled Denim Skirt from Your Old Blue Jeans

This tutorial was originally published on Crafting a Green World in 2017. If you sew, and especially if you love to upcycle, the upcycled denim skirt is a rite of passage. Here's how to make one!  You will need:   well-fitting pair of blue jeans. Maybe they have holes in the knees that you don't want to patch. Maybe they're too short, and you don't want to sew on a cuff or a ruffle. Whatever the reason for converting them into a skirt, they should fit well in the waist.   thread and sewing needle for denim. I like using the extra-strong thread made especially for...


Win Halloween Year After Year With the 68 Best Halloween Costume Ideas For Men

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Win Halloween Year After Year With the 68 Best Halloween Costume Ideas For Men

If you love dressing up, it’s never too early to start planning your next Halloween costume. Halloween is the one night of the year you can step out of your house looking as cool, scary, kooky or ridiculous as you want. And the best part is that people won’t question your sanity no matter what you wear. With this in mind, Halloween is a great opportunity to simply enjoy yourself in an outfit that makes you feel good. When it comes to choosing a costume, there’s plenty of scope. Amazon always has a solid range of costume options for either...


Black Ditsy Ruffled Mini Skirt

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Black Ditsy Ruffled Mini Skirt

Vendor: No Rest For Bridget Type: Bottom Price: 39.99 100% Viscose Hidden side zipper closure 


The Everygirl’s 2021 Travel Capsule Wardrobe

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The Everygirl’s 2021 Travel Capsule Wardrobe

There are certain things in life that just require a certain skillset, and at the tippity top of that list is being a gifted packer. Either you’re a minimalist who just was born with the gift of packing your bags efficiently, or you somehow constantly overpack bags stuffed to the brim with pieces you don’t end up even glancing twice at (raises both hands). The solution? Mastering your travel capsule wardrobe. If you’ve been around here for a while, you already know how keen we are on the concept of capsule wardrobes—a closet full of items that can be mixed and...