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Welcome to my Etsy shop. I am a journalist and author with a lifelong passion for fabric and sewing. When I am not writing stories, I am usually dreaming up new designs for my range of accessory patterns and books. I am particularly fond of handbags and the endless design possibilities they offer. My favourite fashion accessories are from the 1940s "make do and mend" era, but I also love any fashions from the 1920s to the 1950s.

In addition to being a pattern designer and author, I write news stories as a print journalist. I have also worked as a broadcast journalist and further education tutor. I have been sewing (virtually non-stop) since I was about nine years old and I have rarely been without a design sketch book in my hand since then.

My passions are vintage sewing patterns and buttons, tweed, long walks in the countryside, Thomas Hardy novels,…

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  • Joined October 15, 2008

Favorite materials

Harris tweed, welsh tapestry, Sudbury silk, velvet, corduroy

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Bag Sewing Patterns, PDF Patterns and Kits

About

Welcome to my Etsy shop. I am a journalist and author with a lifelong passion for fabric and sewing. When I am not writing stories, I am usually dreaming up new designs for my range of accessory patterns and books. I am particularly fond of handbags and the endless design possibilities they offer. My favourite fashion accessories are from the 1940s "make do and mend" era, but I also love any fashions from the 1920s to the 1950s.

In addition to being a pattern designer and author, I write news stories as a print journalist. I have also worked as a broadcast journalist and further education tutor. I have been sewing (virtually non-stop) since I was about nine years old and I have rarely been without a design sketch book in my hand since then.

My passions are vintage sewing patterns and buttons, tweed, long walks in the countryside, Thomas Hardy novels, sausage dogs and sparrows….in no particular order.

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