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Tamlyn

Nautical Fashion, A History

Nautical Fashion, A History

Despite fashion being very much cyclical, there is one trend that keeps on coming back, season after season.

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Five Sewing Projects for Double Gauze

Five Sewing Projects for Double Gauze

Double Gauze is such a gorgeous fabric - light and airy, soft with a subtle texture and super versatile. Here are five ideas for using your additional fabric this month.

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Five Patterns To Elevate Your Wardrobe

Five Patterns To Elevate Your Wardrobe

A lot of us are acting more mindfully with our sewing these days and pushing ourselves to try new sewing techniques to take our skills up a notch

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Fat Quarter Project; Sewing Machine Mat

Fat Quarter Project; Sewing Machine Mat

This tutorial will help you to create a stylish and practical sewing machine mat, which will not only help to reduce/absorb some of the noise from your machine, but also provide handy storage pockets for you to use while you’re sewing. 

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Fat Quarter Project; Quilted Mug Rug

Fat Quarter Project; Quilted Mug Rug

With this month’s theme being ‘Sugar & Spice’, I immediately thought of all the delicious treats that I like to enjoy over the festive season: Mince pies, panettone, gingerbread and more - yum!   

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Fat Quarter Make; Make Up Bag

Fat Quarter Make; Make Up Bag

I first made this style of make-up bag a few years ago and it’s something I have given as gifts many times - in fact just last week I made 6 of these for my son’s nursery staff as a thank you gift when he moved up to the next room. 

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Fat Quarter Make; Oven Mitts

Fat Quarter Make; Oven Mitts

ome months I have to do a lot of thinking and research before I decide on a project to make, but not this month. I opened the parcel with my fat quarters inside and immediately knew what I wanted to make - it just HAD to be something for the kitchen. 

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Fat Quarter Make; Gardening Apron

Fat Quarter Make; Gardening Apron

s soon as I set eyes on this month’s fat quarters, the perfect project sprang to mind! Now, I’m not very green-fingered myself, but a gardening apron will definitely help me to feel a little bit more organised when I do venture outside to do a few jobs. This would also be super useful around the house, or perhaps even at work. Anywhere that you need to keep a few important tools to hand!  

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Fat Quarter Project; Cutlery Roll

Fat Quarter Project; Cutlery Roll

Hi everyone, Tamlyn here. This month’s nautical themed box had me dreaming of picnics on the beach, so my project this month is to make a roll-up cutlery carrying case.

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