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Thursday, 3 May 2018

You're not a stone, bro..

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Whilst I've closed my commission book lately when it comes to dressmaking, there are certain people who still get to request a little selfless sewing and I'm happy to oblige. Particularly when I get to request payment in the form of fabric. I've very recently discovered that yarn brand Katia have released some of their own fabrics as well.

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I picked two - the first one being 1.5m of this super stripey crab print jersey, destined to become a Lady Skater dress. I cut it out as soon as it had dried after pre-washing, as I couldn't wait and wanted to make sure it was done in time for this weekend's trip to the seaside. (I'm ignoring the fact that the weather is due to be horrendous.)



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Somewhat fortuitously, I found this little crab patch in one of the sewing boxes. I often forget what I've collected over the years so it can often come as a surprise. I decided that there would probably never be a more perfect use for him, and stitched him in place, top left.
In case that wasn't enough crabs, I also dug out this cute little bag, which I'll definitely be using this weekend. 


2 comments:

  1. That is so so cute!!!!x

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  2. That dress looks beautiful- well done! The bag and patch are super cute, too. xx

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