Dreamy constellations

Hey everyone, After a very successful moneta party, I am now needing to relax and decompress from a over exciteable weekend.  And what better way to decompress than with new pyjamas!!  This year was the first year that I didn’t get new pyjamas for Christmas (26 year tradition over!!). In January, Miekkie contacted me about […]

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Gathering the Moneta skirt with clear elastic

Hey everyone,  Today I will be going through how to sew the elastic waist band for the Colette Monetary dress. This technique is often seen as difficult or frustrating, but I personally think that when you get the hang of it you will find it really satisfying, and dare I say it, fun.  I am […]

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Sleeve insertion for a lined Moneta dress

Hi everyone, Today I will be going through how to attach the Moneta sleeves to a lined bodice. I really like lining my bodices rather than doing the rolled hem method (as per the instructions within the Moneta booklet), as it gives a really nice clean finish and also an extra layer if it’s a […]

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#Monetaparty… all the rules and information you need

After the sneaky peaks we’ve put on instagram, you’ll have probably guessed that a #MonetaParty is coming! Rach, Elle and I have teamed up to form a trio of sewing super powers called The Triple Stitchers! If you joined in with the #InternationalAnnaParty that Elle and her two friends ran in summer 2015, you will […]

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Speckled Finlayson Sweater

Hey everyone, Recently I have been on a real selfless sewing streak, with lots of sweaters and knitted scarves. It’s been great and I have really loved seeing everyone receive their gifts. I could actually get use to it and become more selfless all year round. My brother requested a jumper when he saw his […]

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(Last minute) Me Made Christmas

Hi everyone, I hope everyone enjoyed the lead up to Christmas and the day itself! I was so unorganised this year, and Christmas really snuck up on me… I normally organise gifts in November to reduce stress levels. However this year it got to the 18th and I realised I still had 90% of people to buy for! […]

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Gertie’s wrap top

Hey everyone, I am a massive dress lover, but during the colder months I am always seeking to find good ways to layer up and stay warm. I have a RTW top from New Look which I adore. I wear this jumper every week and wish I had more, and one in every colour ever! […]

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