Packing away a pattern

I’m off on my holiday’s very soon and inevitably my mind turns to packing and ironing and WHAM!, it hit me. My next top tip.

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Have you had the dilemma of having to squash your precious patterns back into the envelope – trying to avoid damaging the pattern as well as the envelope!? Well, this tip is for you.

Iron the tissues first. It’ll slip back into it’s envelope like a knife through butter.

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Skirt fabric – cough drop heavy cotton from www.fabricland.co.uk . Sewaholic Pattern 1206 “Hollyburn” with modifications www.sewaholicpatterns.com ; back button tab added, topstitching to pocket and waistband, self-covered buttons.

In stitches, Amanda x

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