Happy Independence Day, Nigeria

Today is Nigerian Independence Day – 58 years of independence from the English crown.Every year this day comes and goes and I never commemorate it, but I think about it. This year I started thinking about it over the summer, quite accidentally, when I asked my father what there was before Nigeria. In other words, […]

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The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)

"The Wearing Of the Green (Sleeves)" Simplicity 2406 Cynthia Rowley dress – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

I’m back in action and wearing green! I’ll speak more about my absence at the end of this month, in the roundup post. In the meantime, let’s get back to the good stuff on Making the Flame – new garments! Have you ever come across a pattern you just had to master? That is how […]

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Foray Into Green, M6966

Look, a new skirt! My sew-jo is on fire right now. I dreamed up this outfit when I saw hot days on the horizon: polka dot Burda 6789, and this new skirt — McCall’s M6966 in a green print. I like clashing prints, I’ve made this skirt before, and for whatever reason, I want to […]

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