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Layaway!

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Layaway!

To make it as easy as possible for you to buy a dress, I've introduced two new things to the eternal magpie shop.  The first is Reservations! So if you see a one-off fabric that you like, but you don't want to risk it selling out before pay day, you can send me an email and I'll pop it into the Reservations section for you. It will sit there happily for thirty days, and you can snap it up any time you like.  If thirty days isn't quite long enough, or if you'd prefer to pay for your dress in...

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Happy Customers!

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Happy Customers!

Meet Alice & Kaylee, two very happy customers! Apparently Alice has filled her pockets with STUFF already. Way to go, Alice!  I'm quietly encouraging everyone to use the hashtag #magpieinmypocket for sharing pictures of the treasures you put in the pockets of these dresses. I wonder what Alice has chosen to keep in hers? Thank you to Lisa of Off With Her Head Millinery (check out her lovely new website!) for sharing this lovely photo with us. Lisa has an eternal magpie tunic dress too, so hopefully we'll get to see a picture of all three of the Off With Her Head ladies soon!

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An unexpected start...

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An unexpected start...

I've been down this dressmaking road before, and this time I definitely wasn't going to accept custom orders, and I certainly wasn't going to accept custom orders made using the customer's own fabric. Organic cottons and ethically-sourced fabrics only, this time. Definitely.  And then... my friend Lisa, from Off With Her Head Millinery, sent me a message. She'd bought some fabric to make dresses for her daughters... would it be suitable for making my dresses instead? Photos were sent, and then fabric was sent, and her eldest daughter now has a lovely little dress in a floral print with bees,...

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Hello!

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Hello!

Welcome to the brand new eternal magpie website!  I'll be updating the blog with details of lovely new fabrics, pictures of the dresses I've been making lately, the occasional outfit selfie, and hopefully some useful tutorials along the way.  Thank you for visiting!

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