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100 Acts of Sewing July - Tulip Cuff Pants No 1

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100 Acts of Sewing July - Tulip Cuff Pants No 1

So I'm pretty chuffed (as we say up north) with this little hack for two reasons: 1. It turned out pretty well first time 2. It took me back to my art college days when I'd see something I liked and then jump in fearlessly to try and recreate it.   I think that we are endlessly bombarded with patterns and possibilities these days.  A quick web search and we can usually find the pattern we want, or pretty close to it.  But back in my day, I could barely get hold of the big name dress patterns in a local shop, so...

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Scottish Linen - Week One 100 Acts of Sewing July Sponsor

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Scottish Linen - Week One 100 Acts of Sewing July Sponsor

WEEK 1 Sponsor – Scottish Linen have donated a £40 voucher for their online shop to spend on the fabric of your choice!  This will be awarded to the best 100 Acts of Sewing Hack on Pants No 1 or Skirt No 1 posted on Instagram between 9am Mon 1st July and 9am Monday 8th July 2019 – see this post for full details! I started to hear about Scottish Linen a year or two ago, mainly through Scottish makers such as Sarah from Woolly Originals who uses their cloth for the lining of her beautiful bags.  There’s nothing I like more...

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