Avid Seamstress of the month – June – meet Camilla!

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We have a fabulous winner of our Avid Seamstress of the month for June – meet Camilla! Camilla writes a great blog called makingandmarking.com 

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Camilla & her gorgeous Day Dress

My name is Camilla – I’m a primary school teacher in Nottinghamshire UK. I have 2 per dogs who I spend lots of time walking in the local fields and forests.

I’ve recently sewn up and blogged about 3 Day Dresses, and I’ve attached a couple of pictures which are taken on a camera rather than my phone. The fabric is a beautiful Liberty lawn which I felt was perfect for early spring. I buy a lot of fabric, from all over the place, but I think Kat’s Fabrics on eBay is the best place for affordable Liberty.

I’ve been sewing for approximately 18 months, and a year ago upgraded to a second hand Elna 6005 which is great. I’ve…

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4 responses to “Avid Seamstress of the month – June – meet Camilla!

  1. Congratulations! I enjoyed reading the post.

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