Category Archives: General

Oh dear…

…MAY was the last time I blogged. This is not a good state of affairs. So what’s been keeping me off the internet over the last few months? Well, it turns out that hours of bus commuting to college and … Continue reading

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Sewing jersey fabric

A friend is expecting his first baby to arrive any day now, and a few weeks ago asked me to make the little chap some babygros. Of course, I’m always up for turning my hand to sewing something new, so … Continue reading

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News catchup

I’ve been silent on my news pages for some time. Apologies for this…Its actually not due to a lack of news, but just I’ve been short on time to write about it! This autumn has been a steep learning curve … Continue reading

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Couture and Bespoke – the most mis-used words in fashion?

Couture and Bespoke: What do those words mean to you? Would you say they are indicative of a certain quality, attention to detail, and uniqueness? I guess you would assume the item was made specifically for one person – to … Continue reading

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Visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum

Last week I did one of my favourite things; spent a couple of hours in the Fashion Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This has been a star destination for me for yonks, but at the moment … Continue reading

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“Getting to know you” challenge

Today I’m participating in Handmade Makers Market’s ‘Getting To Know You Challenge’. They love handmade and believe in shopping local and direct from the makers, crafters and designers themselves and so do I. Find out more about the Handmade Makers Challenge and … Continue reading

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Well, hello! Thank you for landing here. This first blog post is to give you the background to my sewing venture and let you know a little about me. So, I’m Anwen this sewing business of mine is called Whim … Continue reading

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