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Single White Female in South London: Thimberlina’s GBSB dress!

For those who haven’t heard what’s happened to my GBSB Drapey Knit Dress…!

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Lucky lucky me! I have a dress to blog about today that I can take no credit for. Last week, Thimberlina posted about her GBSB drapey dress, and how she wasn’t entirely happy with the finished garment. The consensus from her readers was that although it was an interesting design, it wasn’t massively wearable due to its Humpty-Dumpty-esque design. I couldn’t disagree more! Despite its egg-like proportions, It was love at first sight! So, Thimberlina very kindly sent it down to South London for me to rehome it, and maybe even remodel it. If you haven’t come across this dress, it’s from The Great British Sewing Bee: Fashion With Fabric, published to accompany this year’s TV series.

IMG_0412Wearing someone else’s hand-made dress reminded me of the 1992 film ‘Single White Female’, where creepy new housemate takes stalking to a whole new level altering her appearance to look like…

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I sew and play golf. I blog about my sewing as I don't think you'd want to read about my golf. It's bad enough watching it on telly! Contact me via email - Thimberlina.blogATgmail.com


  1. You know I love this. I now have a motto “If you’re not going to wear it, then share it”. What do you think, too cheesy? I’m thinking I may try and wear all my hand made clothes during Me Made May to evaluate them for the “keep or chuck” pile. I could make a pledge along those lines. The only problem is that sometimes I don’t wear an item for a while (few months to few years) and then suddenly start wearing it again. But, if I’ve never been in love with an item, that’s different I think.

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