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Monthly Musing ~ Playing Catch-up!

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Monthly Musing ~ Playing Catch-up!

I've returned from holiday and I'm enjoying being back amongst the pretty fabrics, soft laces and colourful elastics.  I have a wee bit of work to catch-up on so luckily I enjoy a good to-do list.  I feel a smug sense of satisfaction from writing down a list of intentions and that's even before I start ticking them off! 

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Colour Inspiration May ~ 'Reflections'

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Colour Inspiration May ~ 'Reflections'

Fawn, smoky blue, forest green, claret and ice blue.  These colours create a more subdued and introspective pallet.

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Steph

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Meet the Maker ~ 7 Questions with Steph

I just HAD to interview Steph for the month of April! 

This month's theme screaming - Go bold or go home! - put me in mind of Steph's Instagram feed.  An avid sewist, Steph makes some colour inspiring garments and doesn't shy away from fabulous, outside the box, colour combo's and prints.

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Colour Inspiration April ~ 'Hot Tropics'

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Colour Inspiration April ~ 'Hot Tropics'

April's colour inspiration is about being bold in your colour choices!  Letting go of any preconceived notions that certain colours clash and should not be paired together - throwing the rules out of the window and creating lingerie that makes you feel alive.

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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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