How to Turn a Vintage Shirt into the Ogden Cami

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I have a bit of a fixation with second hand shirts from charity shops. I go a bit magpie and get attracted by all the pretty patterns. They’re usually from the 80’s and sometimes men’s shirts. As you can imagine they aren’t always the most flattering shape, this shirt being a case in point. But I love the pattern and …

McCall’s M7286 Raglan T-shirt

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A few months ago I got a bit carried away at the fabric shop and brought three different colours of stretch velvet. I started on the offcuts table and then discovered all the other colours from there! A long time ago I pinned this little number on my Pinterest board, its sold by Oliveclothing.com and I really wanted to recreate …

Vogue 9220 men’s dress shirt

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After I decided I wasn’t going to make my own wedding dress. I set to work on hubby to be’s shirt for the wedding. I’ve made a few shirts in the past, some for me, some for Mr Man, so I figured this would be easy. I had a well fitting shirt for Mr Man already so all I had …

Why I didn’t make my own Wedding Dress

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A life long goal of mine was to make my own wedding dress. It was going to be the pinicle of my sewing life – a culmination of everything I have learnt so far into one of the most meaningful items of clothing a person can ever wear. I did a lot of research into this, I brought THE wedding …