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On the same day and at the same as Tom’s graduation, when I wore The Northumbria , this time at Hull University my sister was receiving her FIRST CLASS HONOURS degree in Archeology!!! I am so proud of her! Her gift had to be a dress to wear at her graduation! Introducing The Graduate……

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Clare really loved The York which I made to go to her house on Boxing Day ,and so that was her chosen style for her dress. I bought the trim from AartiJ when I was at  The Sewing Bee meet up at Olympia and  used this gorgeous gaberchino from Calico Laine. I really love sewing this fabric as it has a beautiful drape and weight. I think I need some more colours! 

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So after being in Newcastle we drove straight down to see my sister and celebrate her graduation at a beautiful hotel close to her house…..remember The Cuba photo shoot!!??

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My sister really just wanted an opportunity to twirl on my blog….so here goes…..

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We had a great day celebrating with everyone,  and the wonders of modern technology meant we could share in two graduations at once!

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Here are are celebrating and of course Mam had to have the Mortar Board on…..think she fancies doing a degree now!!

Pattern: The Skater dress Simple Sew

Fabric: 3 metres of navy gaberchino from Calico Laine

Wonky  Factor: 10/10. She is soooooo happy with it!!

Oh and she also got an award for best dissertation!!! How fab is my little sis!!??!! Well done Clare! ๐ŸŽ“โญ๏ธ๐ŸŽ“

Amanda ๐Ÿ’

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