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Introducing March's Limited Edition Kit ~ 'The Leigh'

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Introducing March's Limited Edition Kit ~ 'The Leigh'

Every year for his birthday I gift my husband a handmade item.  This has almost always been from the Thread Theory range of sewing patterns and this year I chose the Comox trunks.  They turned out to be such a success that it inspired me to create a kit so that you could have fun sewing and gifting some super soft boxer briefs too!

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Colour Inspiration ~ March 'Macro'

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Colour Inspiration ~ March 'Macro'

Isn't it spectacular when you actually look close up at something and you discover that what looks like one colour is in fact made up of a myriad of different colours?!

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Introducing February's Limited Edition Kit ~ 'The Lucy'

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Introducing February's Limited Edition Kit ~ 'The Lucy'

The 'Animalistic' colour inspiration for February has five colours that mix so nicely together that I went on the hunt for fabric that represented them all.

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Colour Inspiration ~ February 'Animalistic'

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Colour Inspiration ~ February 'Animalistic'

February is the month of Valentine's Day, romance and love but I wanted to introduce a different spin to the usual pink and red colour theme.  Here are some examples of lingerie that celebrates the raw, animalistic side to love.

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Colour Inspiration ~ January 'Summer Blues'

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Colour Inspiration ~ January 'Summer Blues'

What glorious weather we have been having! (OK, today has seen the temperature plummet and I'm back to wearing three layers but I have high hopes that it's just a temporary glitch in summer.)

January in New Zealand is all about summer holidays and beach vibes so it was perfect to base the month's colour inspiration on 'Summer Blues'

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