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About delightfullypeculiar

I'm Vasi, Greek living in the U.K. I wouldn't call this blog my sewing journey but an attempt to make and do the things that make me happy, sewing being one of them.

Refashion #2 The Luna Jacket Papercut Patterns

So this is my second refashion in my refashion posts. The Luna Jacket by Papercut Patterns. I can’t remember when I actually bought this pattern but it was during one of the Papercut sales, where I acquired a few more … Continue reading

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Simplicity 8526

Simplicity 8526 is my most sewn pattern. It consists trousers, top, top with hoodie and a hat. It’s one of my favourite patterns because it is so versatile and you can use it both for outwear as well as pyjamas. … Continue reading

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Refashion post #1 Marlo Sweater True Bias

This year and without any particular plan or intention in mind, I started refashioning some of the old clothes I’ve been hoarding. Mostly RTW that I somehow didn’t want to part with but also some handmade items, which didn’t work … Continue reading

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Envelope Dress Criswoodsews

Around April time, I made a top version of the Criswoodsews envelope dress in absence of the appropriate length of fabric to make the dress. It was a very easy project and I have worn it loads since then. It … Continue reading

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Pietra Pants Closet Case Patterns

When I took the photos for my newly made Pietra Pants, I had finally dyed my hair after eight weeks. It seemed my dye had been out of stock everywhere I looked.  Putting on some proper clothes and some make … Continue reading

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The Great Module SewAlong Challenge

I started reading The Curated Closet some time ago and although I didn’t finish it, it got me thinking as to what clothes I like wearing most but also what kind of clothes my wardrobe is missing. I love the … Continue reading

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Cielo Top, Alter it August and Bruna blouse

I bought the Rome collection by Closet Case Patterns, as soon as it was released, because I felt all three pieces were really versatile and also a lovely capsule collection. Some time ago, I sewed the Osaka dress from La … Continue reading

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The Very Greek Jumpsuit, AK Patterns Rachel Jumpsuit

If there is a garment that I never wish for it to go out of fashion, this is the jumpsuit. I love it in all forms and shapes, dressed up or down, formal or casual. I don’t even see the … Continue reading

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Yellow Tartan Dress

I’m not sure what I am trying to say with these pictures. I love the colourful editorial photography that takes place in a domestic environment and since this one took place in the middle of the night, like most of … Continue reading

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Designin’ December 2018

Although well in to 2019, only now did I manage to take some pictures of my finished entry for Linda’s of Nice Dress! Thanks, I made it! Designing’ December. I’ve been trying for a couple of years now to take part … Continue reading

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