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SEWING FOR KIDS: Banana Boat Tee with Vinyl Applique

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SEWING FOR KIDS: Banana Boat Tee with Vinyl Applique

Hello, I'm Cherry (@goingtoneedstitches) and I'm delighted to be contributing to the Pin and Sew blog. I'm sharing a t-shirt I made for my daughter, who is 2.5.  I had some of this lovely striped cotton jersey left over from a dress I made (this fabric is extra wide so you can squeeze more out of it than you think!), so decided to make something for my little one. I love patterns with extra details so was very taken by  the Banana Boat Tee by Lil'Luxe Collection. This was recently released as part of a collaboration of different designers for Project...

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Glitter Jersey Kielo Wrap Dress

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Glitter Jersey Kielo Wrap Dress

Hi everyone, I am Jenny – you can find me at @jennylovestosew over on Instagram and I was thrilled to be given an opportunity to write this guest blog for Pin & Sew.   Along with sewing I also enjoy taking part in the sewing challenges that often crop up over on Instagram and when #sewingpatternsandprints announced that March’s challenge was #sewingmetallicmarch I knew that I already had the perfect fabric. I first spotted this Leopard Glitter Jersey in early February but it was so popular that I missed out on the chance to buy some. Fortunately when I messaged...

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PIN & SEW MAKES : French Terry Lodo Dress

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PIN & SEW MAKES : French Terry Lodo Dress

Hi everyone,It’s Aga, the name behind the Pin & Sew! I can’t believe I haven’t posted my makes here before! I must admit I am more of a maker than a blogger myself. And with as little free time I’ve got I always chose to make something rather than write about it – good pictures and captivating posts take so much time to prepare!My New Year’s resolution this year, along with losing weight ( #yayfororiginality) is to find more time for sewing and blogging about it. So here it is, my first proper review! This Lodo Dress hasn’t been my...

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Sewing with Sweater Knits - Amanda's Yoko Sweater

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PIN & SEW MAKES: Sewing with Sweater Knits - Amanda's Yoko Sweater

Hi there,its Amanda again back on the Pin & Sew blog with another make from Aga’s gorgeous fabrics. This time its a totally fab one as its from a free pattern.   I have had my eye on these beautiful sweater knits for a while but was a little unsure of what to make. Whilst they would be perfect for a cardigan I had cardigan overload after the Cosy Cardi Challenge.This fabric would also be perfect for a Nina Lee Southbank but I definitely don’t need any more of those anytime soon and I would also say it would work...

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PIN & SEW MAKES : Feeling Festive in Luxurious Velvet

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PIN & SEW MAKES : Feeling Festive in Luxurious Velvet

Hi it’s Sue @dogsinstitches_and_me on Instagram feeling fabulously festive in sumptuous stretch velvet! How about sewing up a quick and simple dress to take you through the season in this gorgeous, luxurious fabric?I decided to make The Women’s Issie Pattern by SewPony which I have made before as it is such an easy make and with the shoulder ruffles always makes me feel special. The Issie Pattern is designed for knit fabrics and there are so many options to decide to make including tops, a dress with a tie collar or yoke ruffle and cinched in waist and a straight dress with...

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