rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

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simplicity blog video

hey internet! you may remember i mention at the end of my simplicity blog post that i said i’d done a little video interview about the day & sewing. so i present to you, said video. listen to that brummy accent.  bet you didn’t know “zip” could sound so accented! the shirt I’m wearing is the grainline archer I made a little while ago. it was a really fun day,

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simplicity blog meet

hi everyone!   today i got up very early and went down to london to the simplicity blog meet with the queen of sewing herself…….. may martin!   i was a little early, so found the hummingbird bakery, ready to buy some cakes when the meet up was over.   pinched this from gabby because I forgot to take pictures with people!     i sat with jenny and gabby,

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uh oh, new look pattern sale splurge…

I’ve just spent £21 in the new look pattern sale, oops! considering all the patterns were half price, I’ve saved SO much money. I’ve bought 6 different ones, some skirts, some dresses and also loungewear (oooo!). the loungewear pattern has been purchased with my boyfriend in mind, he likes to lounge, hehe. can’t wait for them to arrive, I will blog all about them then! and then when I go

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