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My mother always brought me up to be polite but on this occasion, I’m going to flash my drawers! You may well have heard of the young Japanese lady, Marie Kondo, who has developed a decluttering and tidying method – the KonMari system. Now, I’m not the tidiest of people, cleanish but not always tidy.…

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The sun is shining as I write and holidays are approaching. I sew virtually every day and when going on holiday I just can’t go without taking something with me be it a little kit or a full project. But how to take your fabrics and notions without packing way too much? Something I’ve been…

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Do you ever discover a nasty little pleat on a diagonal seam where it hasn’t opened out properly? Here is an ironing tip to avoid this: