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My mods and match-ups ~ The Watson bra:The Hepburn kit

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My mods and match-ups ~ The Watson bra:The Hepburn kit

My version: The Watson looks great kept simple and basic but I made a few style alterations to my set to take it next level.

It's easy to make a matching set with the Watson.  Both a bra and bikini brief are included in this pattern and both require approx. a 75% stretch, knit fabric.  This pattern is a great place to start as a beginner!

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Mini Review ~ Watson bra and bikini

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Mini Review ~ Watson bra and bikini

It's easy to make a matching set with the Watson.  Both a bra and bikini brief are included in this pattern and both require approx. a 75% stretch, knit fabric.  This pattern is a great place to start as a beginner!

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Colour Inspiration ~ July 'On Brand'

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Colour Inspiration ~ July 'On Brand'

From the crisp, dark denim blue to the soft, dove grey and with the brights in between, I'm in love with my colour choices!

When deciding how I would like Nellie Joans to look, my keywords were 'Arty', 'Bright', 'Precise' and 'Graphic.' and my colour choices flowed on from these.

So, how does this translate into lingerie making inspiration?

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Hello ~ 15 Things About Me (and a discount code)

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Hello ~ 15 Things About Me (and a discount code)

In the 'About' tab I've written all about how I started off making my own lingerie, what inspired me to take over the running of what was Elle-Joans, why I rebranded it 'NellieJoans' and what my future plans are.  But what about behind all that?  I thought it would be fun to explore what makes me as individual as the lingerie I make.

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