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- Currently hanging on my wall to remind me that I need to make stuff as well as read stuff.....I picked up this lovely old book (1st ed 1935, this reprint 1953) when I was at Hardwick Hall last week. £2 from their 2nd hand bookshop!! I love old sewing books and this one has some beautiful illustrations. I'm always on the lookout for old sewing books, do you have any favourites to recommend? 🪡Inspiring contribution to #thepeopleswardrobe from @shelly_sews how gorgeous is her 27 year old jumper?! Here's how she describes it:Another fab day yesterday working with Fashion 1st years @artanddesignshu thinking about longevity, favourite clothes and doing some nice slow hand stitching to let our minds wander....🪡
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For the last 3 months I’ve been talking about how to use your leftover fabric scraps, organising and de-cluttering your fabric stash and how to pair your newly organised fabrics and patterns into winning combinations. The last of this mini series is all about planning your projects; to make best use of your time, to avoid stressful sewing and to improve your skills and knowledge.
For the last 2 months I’ve been talking about how to use and organise your leftover scrap fabrics and your fabric stash. So now you have a beautifully edited and organised stash of fabric, but no doubt you also have a pattern stash?! Here are my tips for how to streamline and organise your pattern collection and a quick guide for teaming fabrics with patterns.