We love our customers

We’ve have quite a few people send us things recently that they have made with TrixieLixie products. We absolutely adore it when this happens. Here are some of our favourites.

Jo sent pics of her brilliant dress made from Joel Dewbury Flora Rayon – Tulip Eucalyptus

$_12bSusan looks dreamy and fabulous in her drape top.

IMG_4144Lisa says that she has got the crafting bug back after making one of our simple purse making kits. We ought to be on the NHS!

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Jo’s hubby gets a fabulous new Hemingway fabric shirt – Prize Winner – We liked this so much that we sent out a prize.

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And just to prove that we are up for it ourselves, here we are, looking like a right pair of Wallys.

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So please send us your makes. Use the hashtag #trixielixiemakes.

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Rocket Age Quilt

5 weeks ago my nephew and his girl friend had a beautiful baby boy, his name is Zeke and he is adorable! I wanted to make him something special so I used some of our Riley Blake Rocket Age fabric to make a cot quilt.

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It turned out beautifully and they were delighted with it, I hope it becomes a family heirloom

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And here he is at 5 weeks, such a gorgeous baby!

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And in case anyone fancy’s making their own Rocket Age Quilt we have made up some fat quarter packs especially!

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Summer sewing

Well I thought it was about time that I posted about some of the things I have been making this summer. Firstly for my gorgeous daughters birthday I made her a Gather Buchanan dressing gown using this beautiful Kaffe Fasset fabric called Big Blooms.

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And I had to make her a matching toilet bag!

The other fabric range that is excellent for summer sewing is the Moda Regent Street Lawn, it is light weight and floaty, perfect for summer tops like the Grainline Scout Tee and my favourite from the Sewing Bee book, the Drape top.

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We love the Regent Street Lawn fabric so much that we have decided to make up some Trixie Lixie Knicker kits in them.

That’s just a few of the things I have been making this summer, there is more to come!

Follow me on instagram @beingtrixielixie for more pictures of what I have been making.

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TrixieLixie’s little summer pattern sale

Have you ever wanted a pattern by Tilly and the Buttons or Sew Over It, but thought that they were about 15% too expensive? Well, now is your chance to buy one. TrixieLixie need to move some stock and you need a discount. It’s a marriage made in heaven…..

15% OFF SEWING PATTERN SALE

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All the sale patterns are here at the TrixieLixie website.

Pillow Frenzy

It seems that I’ve had a bit of a run on making pillowcases for my friends. I love giving them as gifts, as they are so easy to make.

With these ones I made for my sister, I’ve used Gutermann fabrics with a touch of pom pom specialness. They go brilliantly with her seaside themed front room. This Gutermann collection has lots of subtle colours which would fit well in any environment.

Guter pillows topMy friend Fran loves cowboys and loves these pillows too. They are made using the Moda Fabrics Honky-Tonk range.

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The wild world of FreeSpirit fabrics

earthly-wideThese Garden of Earthly Delights fabrics from Studio KM are like a strange and sensuous Darwinian journey to a newly discovered world. These fabrics are for the most outrageous dresses or more realistically, beautiful cushions or other home decor bits. Personally, I’d just stretch them up and put them in a frame.

elizabeth-wideWe think Tula Pink is the most Funky of all the fabric designers out there and this Elizabeth collection doesn’t disappoint! Inspired by a trip to Hampton Court and the art of taking a good selfie.

duck-egg-wideKaffe Fasset never disappoints in the wild colour stakes. We’ve had a few fabrics in the Rowan ranges in the past, but we bought this Big Blooms Duck Egg fabric to make up a Gather Buchanan dressing gown. A bit selfish maybe, but there is lots left!

rayon-sidewaysFinally these beautiful Rayon fabrics. Beautiful feel with stunning colours and design, perfect for those free flowing summer dress creations.

 

 

 

Me made May 2015 part 3

just a quick catch up on my #memademay2015 outfits!

  
On day 11 I had a coffee with Demis Roussos wearing one of my favourite By Hand London Anna dresses in some gorgeous Riley Blake Vintage Happy fabric.

  
Being serenaded in the street by Neil Sedaka in a red Jersey Cake Cabarita top and an Amy Butler Barcelona A-line skirt in Moda Honky-Tonk fabric.

 
With the absolutely gorgeous Starsky!! Love that cardi! Wearing my Gather Mortmain dress in Moda Simply Style fabric.

  
This is an actual selfie with Neville Staples who plays with The Specials, I love a bit of Ska! You can just about see that I am wearing my black Anna dress, a staple wardrobe item for me!

 
I also love a bit of Punk, here I am supporting the sex pistols on my ukulele! Wearing my Sewaholic Thurlow trousers and Sewaholic Granville shirt in Moda Regent Street Lawn luscious fabric.

  
It was a beautiful day today so I wore my new drape top, the pattern for this is in The Sewing Bee book, I am also wearing my Denim skirt a must have wardrobe item! Catching some rays on Bognor beach with The Hoff!

 
Lassie came home! Wearing my denim skirt again with a Sewaholic Renfrew top in stripey Jersey.


Another real life famous person! It’s Stuart Hiliard of British Sewing Bee fame! Embarrassingly I am wearing my denim skirt for the third day in a row! It is just so easy to wear! My top is a Grainline Scout Tee in Moda Regent Street lawn. The pattern for my denim skirt is from the Sew Serendipity book, however the Grainline Studio Moll skirt patterns have just arrived and I know I am going to make a denim version ASAP. 

  
I seem to have a thing about TV cops, here I am with Ponch from CHiPs does anyone else remember him? Wearing a teapot skirt, with another Sewaholic Renfrew top.

 
Loving Marvin’s shiny suit! Another Amy Butler Barcelonia skirt and another Sewaholic Renfrew top, these are 2 of my favourite go to patterns! Skirt fabric is from the Field study range by Anna Maria Horner for Freespirit fabrics.