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Sewing Quarter - Monday 12th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 12th August

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HOUR 1:
NEW! Anna Maria Horner Quilt
Superstar US designer Anna Maria Horner is live in the SQ studio with 'The Portraits Quilt', her latest cleverly crafted skill-building symphony of fabric and quilt design.

HOUR 2:
Best Sellers By June Tailor
Tune in for an hour on the top-selling products from experts June Tailor. Find out why so many quilters love their rulers, templates, Quilt AsYou Go wadding and more.

HOUR 3:
PREMIERE! Anna Maria's Shift Dress
Anna Maria Horner joins us again to share her new 'Shake It Shift' pattern, a skill-building dress design that's part of her Simple Start dressmaking pattern collection.

HOUR 4:
The 'Atelier 9' Machine By Janome
Join Janome's expert Jayne Brogan for a tour of this premium model. The Atelier 9 combines sewing and embroidery in one machine with a host of creative features.

HOUR 5:
Anna's Applique, Fabric And More
Anna Maria Horner joins us for a second hour, this time talking us through her beautiful back-in-stock applique templates, plus charming embroidery kits and fabric.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 13th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 13th August

Hour 1: Janome with Anna Maria Horner
Famous designer Anna Maria Horner premiers the Janome Atelier sewing and embroidery machine, pre-loaded with 250 embroidery designs, including 40 by Anna Maria herself!

Hour 2: Lynette Anderson Quilting
Talented Australian quilting designer Lynette Anderson guides us through books, plus patterns for quilts, cushions and bag, all of which feature her much-loved rustic charm.  

Hour 3: New Fabric Launch!
Anna Maria Horner is back to share her brand new fabric collection, the botanical Passion Flower, incorporating warm, pretty shades perfect for sewing now and into autumn.

Hour 4: Janome Atelier Sewing Machine
Janome expert Jayne Brogan gives us a guided tour of the Janome Atelier machine, their first model to offer both advanced sewing AND embroidery functions - a workshop in a machine!

Hour 5: Sew Handy Accessories!
We've thought of everything with gadgets you'll always need to hand, including accessories for your iron and ironing, must-have fabric adhesives, and hands-free magnifiers.
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Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 6th August

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HOUR 1:
New Fabric: Penny Rose's Charlotte
A brand new vintage floral collection from Penny Rose, featuring a richly detailed focal print, blended with a range of miniature designs, in cream, red, teal, and aubergine.

HOUR 2:
Classic Mariner's Compass Quilt
Navigate your way to this intricate Mariner's Compass quilt designed by Lynne Goldsworthy. Charlotte Newland shows us step-by-step how to piece the curves and points.

HOUR 3:
Exclusive! Jen Kingwell Quilt Kit
Tune in to see Australian superstar quilt designer Jen Kingwell live in the studio to demo her brand new Cotter Quilt Kit, exclusive to Sewing Quarter!

HOUR 4:
Jo Carter's Cuddly Panda Bear
Charlotte is back with Jo Carter's adorable cuddly panda, showing us how to make this twist on the traditional teddy using toy making techniques and our handy kit.

HOUR 5:
Exclusive: Globetrotting Panels!
Base your next project around one of our stunning new map-design fabric panels. Choose from modern, classic and vintage styles, plus holiday-themed fabric bundles.

Sewing Quarter - Tuesday 13th August

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HOUR 1:
Fabric Launch Hour!

Make space in your stash for brand new prints including the adorable koala-inspired 'Joey' and vintage floral 'Rhapsody' by Riley Blake, and the folksy 'Home is Best'.

HOUR 2:
'Quilt Big' Mosaic Quilt

Victoria Carrington shows how impressive quilts can be made quickly with big blocks, clever techniques and expert advice, thanks to new book 'Quilt Big' by Jemima Flendt.

HOUR 3:
Must-Have Dressmaking Tools

The right tools can make the results of your dressmaking look and fit better, so check out some of our must-have accessories, and find out why you need them.

HOUR 4:
10% Off Creative Grids

Victoria Carrington is back to share her expertise when using Creative Grids rulers. With 10% off all Creative Grids, this is a must-see demonstration for quilters of all abilities.

HOUR 5:
Gail Pan's Patchwork & Embroidery

Combine patchwork and embroidery to create charming bags, quilts, gifts and accessories, with books, kits and patterns from popular Australian designer Gail Pan.
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Sewing Quarter - Monday 5th August

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HOUR 1:
Lynette Anderson: Fabric

Fabulous fabric and project designer Lynette Anderson has flown all the way from Australia to talk us through her beautiful 'Dancing In The Blossom' fabric collection.

HOUR 2:
Pineapple and Beach Hut Doorstops

Prop open the door on a summer's day with a tropical pineapple or sandy beach-hut door stop. Helen Newton demos the ready-to-cut-out panels, with expert tips.

HOUR 3:
Lynette Anderson: Books & Patterns

Lynette is live in the studio for a second hour, this time with an exciting range of her books and patterns to make quilts, cushions, bags and other timeless projects.

HOUR 4:
Free Motion Quilting With Silesian

Silesian Quilt's Margeret Lehmann joins us with this template-based FMQ system. Whatever your skill level, there's lots to learn from Maragaret's masterclass!

HOUR 5:
Free Motion Quilting With Silesian

Silesian Quilt's Margeret Lehmann joins us with this template-based FMQ system. Whatever your skill level, there's lots to learn from Maragaret's masterclass!

Sewing Quarter - Thursday 15th August

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HOUR 1:
Happy Birthday, Natasha!

Join us in wishing our lovely presenter Natasha a Happy Birthday in true Sewing Quarter style. Natasha starts the day by sharing her favourite products and projects.

HOUR 2:
Sleek Faux-Fur Clamshell Clutch

Bag-making guru Becky Alexander-Frost demos the simple construction of Lisa Lam's chic structured clutch bag project, using fabric in new-to-air textures and colours.

HOUR 3:
Kaffe Fassett 'Gameboard' Quilt

SQ's expert Jane Alcock shares professional techniques for making Kaffe Fassett's opulent 'Gameboard' quilt kit, following his design in the new book 'Quilts In The Cotswolds'.

HOUR 4:
Juki Air Threading Overlocker

Discover Juki's QVP Air Threading Overlocker with innovative Air Threading Technology for quick and fuss-free edges. Juki expert Garry Debrick shows us the magic!

HOUR 5:
'Grand Illusion' Bohemian Quilt

Jane Alcock shares expert advice to create the stunning 'Bohemian Rose' quilt using the jewel-toned, sumptuous prints of Windham Fabrics' 'Grand Illusion' collection.

HOUR 6:
Britannia Coverstitch & Overlocker

Join us for a tour of Britannia Sewing's high-quality CS4000 Coverstitch and 4DR Overlocker machines, designed to create perfectly finished hems, seams, and edges.

HOUR 7:
Kaffe Fassett Hour

Join us for a round-up of Kaffe Fassett's most recent designs and fabric bundles, including kits from his latest book 'Quilts In The Cotswolds' and vibrant fat-quarter bundles.

HOUR 8:
Juki Long-Arm Quilting Machine

Discover the next generation in Juki home sewing machines! The Kirei HZL-NX7 boasts 12in of sewing space, a touchscreen interface and a multitude of other functions.
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Sewing Quarter - Sunday 12th August

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Sewing Quarter - Sunday 12th August

Hour 1: Swedish Folk Art Cushion
Using fabric piecing, felt, and colourful embroidery, Lucy Brennan creates a double-sided cushion that's packed with Swedish inspired design features and techniques.

Hour 2: Japanese Patchwork Bag
Expert Victoria Peat joins us with her exclusive pattern for a Japanese patchwork bag. Top tips on all the techniques plus beautiful Japanese fabric make this an unmissable hour. 

Hour 3: Canadian Maple Leaf Quilt
Get set for autumn with this beautiful quilt featuring a maple leaf block in rustic, autumnal shades. Lucy Brennan is here to guide us through this Candian-inspired patchwork.

Hour 4: Beautiful EPP Beanbag
Take your English Paper Piecing to new levels of comfort as Victoria Peat shows how to use the technique to make one of our favourite projects - a stylish patchwork pouffe!

Hour 5: Sewing Gadget Essentials!
Among an array of gadgets, Irene Crosby shows us an ingenious automatic needle-threader, and magnetic bowl that securely holds needles, pins and other small metal sewing tools.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 6th August 2018

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 6th August 2018

Hour 1: Fabulous Fiesta Bag
Start the week with a fiesta! Victoria Peat debuts this bag pattern by Mrs H, with expert advice, sewing know-how and a selection of bright ready-to-party kits.

Hour 2: Westalee Quilting Hour
Join the Westalee quilting revolution with this unique system that gives long-arm machine results on your own sewing machine at home. Everything you need to get started and more.

Hour 3: Australian Patchwork Panel
Victoria presents her Australian inspired quilt panel featuring motifs and colour inspired by the scenery and wildlife of the country, plus specially created kits to sew at home.

Hour 4: Westalee Quilting Hour
Join the Westalee quilting revolution with this unique system that gives long-arm machine results on your own sewing machine at home. Everything you need to get started and more.

Hour 5: New Fabric Launch!
Settle in for an hour of new collections by the contemporary fabric house Stof Fabrics. From bold retro prints and ombre colours to crafty critters, there's something new for your stash.

Sewing Quarter - Saturday 17th August

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HOUR 1:
Lynette Anderson: Books & Patterns
Get inspiration and guidance for your next project with Lynette Anderson's range of books and patterns to make quilts, cushions, bags and other timeless projects.

HOUR 2:
Masterclass: Foundation Piecing
Resident SQ patchwork and quilting expert Jane Alcock is here to demystify and demo the essential tools and techniques for successful foundation piecing.

HOUR 3:
Inspired By... Blue!
Inspired by the beautiful colour blue, we've gathered together our favourite tools, accessories, fabric bundles, kits and more that celebrate the versatile, popular hue.

HOUR 4:
Jo Avery's 'Pickle Dish' Quilt
Jane demos the basics of foundation piecing alongside curved piecing to create Jo Avery's show-stopping 'Pickle Dish' quilt, using Jennifer Paganelli fabrics.

HOUR 5:
New & Exciting Fabric Panels
For a fast and fun start to your next project, our fabric panels and coordinating prints are perfect, including the premiere of the festive 'Fireside Pups' by Henry Glass.

Sewing Quarter - Saturday 11th August

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Sewing Quarter - Saturday 11th August

Hour 1: Susan Briscoe's Boro Bag
Japanese quilting and stitching expert Susan Briscoe returns to Sewing Quarter with a bag design using the age-old Japanese mending stitch boro, plus fascinating chat as always!

Hour 2: Moroccan Tile Quilt
Lucy Brennan talks us through a Moroccan quilt design using our specially created kits and clever Creative Grids rulers. Prepare for gorgeous fabric combined with Lucy's know-how!

Hour 3: The Historic 1718 Coverlet
Susan Briscoe guides us through an hour devoted to one her passions - Britain's oldest quilt, the 1718 Coverlet. Susan demos blocks from her signed book, with specially selected fabric.

Hour 4: Trupunto Quilting with Lucy
Discover the wonderfully tactile results achieved by trupunto quilting as Lucy Brennan demonstrates this multi-dimensional technique, including free motion quilting.

Hour 5: Japanese Fabric Focus
Join us for an hour of stunning Japanese fabric. Starring the Kimono collection from Makower the metallic gold detailing on rich, deep colours and traditional Japanese motifs is irresistible.
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Sewing Quarter - Monday 12th November

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HOUR 1:
Sewing Machine Hour
Start the week with an hour devoted to the most essential part of your kit, whether you're buying your first sewing machine, thinking of upgrading, or want to get more from it.

HOUR 2:
Dynamic Compass Quilt
Expert quilter Sallieann Harrison shows us how to sew a dynamic Compass Quilt featuring the beautiful new fabric launch, English Summer, by Anna Maria Horner. 

HOUR 3:
Triple Folded Purse
Amanda Wyatt shows us how to sew a purse from Lisa Lam's book 'A Bag For All Reasons'. A mix of fun fabric and clever features makes this project worth every penny!

HOUR 4:
Quilt a Festive Flurry!
Sallieann is back to piece a festive themed quilt with a twist. Whether you want a cosy quilt for your sofa, bed or to give as a gift, this handy kit is the ideal place to start.

HOUR 5:
Christmas Cat Cushions
Watch and learn as Amanda uses appliqué and blanket stitch to make our cuddly cat cushions with Christmas charm, thanks to our gorgeous festive fabric bundles.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 22nd July

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HOUR 1:
Tilda: New Bundles & Kits
Take a fresh look at Tilda's latest collection 'Plum Garden' with our brand new bundles showcasing the pretty prints and colourways, plus sew-me-now Tilda kits!

HOUR 2:
New Sewgirl 'Edith' Tunic
Dressmaking expert and designer Fiona Hesford is in the studio with her brand new tunic design. Meet 'Edith', sewn using our selection of washed denim and linen.

HOUR 3:
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HOUR 4:
NEW! Structured Carpet Bag
Fiona Hesford shares tips and tricks for making our new and exclusive carpet bag, with kits available in retro floral and Moroccan prints, with a metal tubular frame.

HOUR 5:
Sewing Gadgets Galore!
From simple 'Why didn't I think of that?' gizmos to more sophisticated gadgetry that will change the way you work, we've got tools to enhance your sewing experience.
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Sewing Quarter - Thursday 1st August

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HOUR 1:
Kaffe Fassett: Book & Kits Launch

Welcome to a whole day of Kaffe Fassett fun, with Kaffe in the studio to launch his BRAND NEW book 'Quilts in the Cotswolds' plus the launch of Cotswolds quilt kits. 

HOUR 2:
NEW! Kaffe's Checkerboard Quilt

SQ's quilting expert Jane Alcock shows us how to make the 'Autumn Checkerboard' quilt from Kaffe's brand new book, with tips for sewing with Kaffe's colourful prints.

HOUR 3:
More Kits & Fabric With Kaffe!

Kaffe Fassett is live in the studio again to talk about three more glorious kits from new book 'Quilts in the Cotswolds' plus a selection of vibrant fat-quarter bundles.

HOUR 4:
NEW! Kaffe's Malachite Jupiter Kit

Jane is back with another kit from Kaffe Fassett's brand new book 'Quilts In the Cotswolds'. 'Malachite Jupiter' is a smaller quilt that still boasts huge colours!

HOUR 5:
Kaffe Fassett's 'Artisan' Collection

Have a look at Kaffe's fabric collection, 'Artisan'. A riot of colours in batik, ikat and more, the inspiration behind the fabric is fascinating.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 8th July

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HOUR 1:
Kaffe Fassett Book Launch!

Join Kaffe Fassett live in the studio for the launch of his new project book, Kaffe Fassett's Sew Simple Quilts & Patchworks, plus words of wisdom from the King of Colour.

HOUR 2:
Creative Grids Hour

Join Victoria Peat for an hour packed with expert techniques and advice for using Creative Grids' non-slip rulers, including Dresden, Log Cabin, Flying Geese and others.

HOUR 3:
NEW! Kaffe Fassett Pre-Cuts

Kaffe demonstrates his famous design wall using an exciting new selection of over 20 pre-cut fabric bundles including 5inch and 10inch squares, and fat quarters.

HOUR 4:
FPP 'Spinning Top' Quilt

Victoria Peat demonstrates how to piece the dynamic 'Spinning Top' quilt by Victoria Findlay Wolfe. Made using Foundation Paper Piecing and one of our two designer kits.

HOUR 5:
Lecien Floral Fabric Hour

Join us for an hour of petal-power with flower-filled fabric from Lecien. Collections include the sweet Flower Sugar Rose Kiss and romantic Memoire A Paris collections.

Sewing Quarter - Monday 27th August

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Sewing Quarter - Monday 27th August

HOUR 1:
Classic Creative Grids
Creative Grids rulers are an exciting way to take your quilting to the next level, with classic blocks such as Dresden Plate, Storm At Sea, Diamond Wedding Ring, and Kaleidoscope. 

HOUR 2:
Big Bold Blooms Quilt
Join Guest Designer Joy Edgington as she makes the Big Blooms quilt from the massively popular book 'Go Big, Go Bold'. A simple way to create a quilt with maximum impact!

HOUR 3:
Sewing Machine Roundup
Whether you're planning to buy your first sewing machine, or looking for an upgrade, we have a selection to meet your needs

HOUR 4:
Bargello Quilted Bag
Joy is back with to debut her bag design that showcases the spectacular results of Bargello quilting. With a choice of kits, you'll be carrying the results in no time!

HOUR 5:
Festive Fabric Launch!
Discover the brand NEW Christmas collections from Chatham Glyn fabrics! Yardage and bundles include traditional motifs accented with lurex, jolly festive prints, and cute characters.
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Sewing Quarter - Friday 9th August

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HOUR 1:
NEW! Fabric Launches
Browse the rich and complex prints of the new 'Vibrant Blooms' collection, and the schoolhouse-block inspired 'One Room Schoolhouse' - this one's not just for quilters!

HOUR 2:
Modern Log-Cabin Quilt
Emma Bradford shares her expertise to make a modern version of the Log Cabin quilt. Mismatched blocks are united by fabric from Moda or Anna Maria Horner.

HOUR 3:
Debbie Shore's Sewing Room Secrets
Debbie is back, by popular demand, with her exclusive sewing machine cover and storage bag kits. This time, she brings a brand new to air co-ordinating storage trio of boxes too.

HOUR 4:
Kath Hardcastle's Cat Appliqué
Emma is back with Kath Hardcastle's feline-themed quilt and cushions kit, using appliqué shapes outlined in blanket-stitch to create adorable scenes for cat lovers.

HOUR 5:
Vintage Style With Debbie Shore
Debbie shares advice for adding vintage charm to your home and gift-giving, with clever kits to make a pretty peg bag or charming row-of-cottages draught excluder.

Sewing Quarter - Saturday 3rd August

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HOUR 1:
Tula's Pinkerville Fabrics & Tools

A must-watch for Tula Pink fans, this hour includes her Pinkerville fabric collection, plus kits, quilt backing, tools and rulers, and even her All Star Renaissance Ribbons.

HOUR 2:
Casual Bohemian Backpack

Mix laid-back summer style with the practicality of a backpack! Expert Angela Pressley shows us how to create the structured shape and contrast faux-leather base. 

HOUR 3:
Simple Modern Compass Quilt

Jane Alcock sews an easy Compass Quilt by Jo Avery. Using a mix of foundation piecing and curves, she demos this modern design using Urban Chiks' 'Cheeky' fabric.

HOUR 4:
Nani Iro Dressmaking & Fabric Hour

Expert Angela demos the pretty pleated dress from the book 'The Nani Iro Sewing Studio' by innovative Japanese designer Naomi Ito, using the exquisite Nani Iro fabric.   

HOUR 5:
Travel-Inspired Fabric Bundles

We've taken inspiration from our favourite holiday destinations around the world to create these special fabric bundles. Where will your fabric stash take you next?

Sewing Quarter - Wednesday 21st August

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HOUR 1:
Moda Fabric Hour

Join us for an hour devoted to the beautiful prints and colours of Moda fabric. Books, kits and patterns and fabric bundles help you create stunning quilts and more.

HOUR 2:
Jo Avery's EPP Garland Quilt

Expert Jenny Jackson has advice for making the stunning 'Avery Garland' by Jo Avery. With EPP, appliqué and curves, the pattern includes plenty of techniques to master.

HOUR 3:
Sewing Machine Hour

Whether you're planning to buy your first sewing machine, looking to upgrade, or just want some hints and tips to use yours more effectively, this is the hour for you.


HOUR 4:
FFP Tropical Leaves Quilt

Jenny demos how to use Foundation Paper Piecing to create an intricate tropical-leaves mini quilt, with the help of a brilliant must-have book and our ready-to-sew kit.


HOUR 5:
Nicholas Ball's Quilt Improv

Quilting expert and author Nicholas Ball is back in the studio to demonstrate his exciting style of improvised quilting, with help from his book 'Inspiring Improv'.

Sewing Quarter - Wednesday 7th August

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HOUR 1:
Animal Magic Hour
From Jo Carter's lion and giraffe toy kits, to safari themed fabric, cute cat masks to sew, and patterns to make turtles, monkeys and even bees, animal magic is yours! 

HOUR 2:
Elephant & Mouse Softies
Toy-making expert Sue Quinn shows us how to make her adorable jointed elephant and mouse toys, using soft sheep fleece to create these unlikely friends.

HOUR 3:
'Twin Dragons' FPP Quilt
Intrepid quilter Jenny Jackson demos how to tackle the stunning 'Twin Dragons' quilt by Carl Hentsch, armed with Foundation Paper Piecing techniques and our kit!

HOUR 4:
Heirloom Travel Ted
Never be without a teddy bear as Sue Quinn shows us how to make her perfectly portable 'Travel Ted', a small jointed bear perfect for holidays and light to carry!  

HOUR 5:
Japanese EPP Wall Hanging
Jenny English Paper Pieces a project from the book 'Shizuko Kuroha's Japanese Patchwork Quilting Patterns'. Watch the expert in action, then try it at home.

Sewing Quarter - Sunday 11th August

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HOUR 1:
Quick Summer Makes!
Get sewing for summer with a range of quick-to-make kits including sun hats, a roomy tote bag, frame purses, and cute toys and backpacks the kids will love.

HOUR 2:
Jules Fallon's Celia Top
Wear frills the modern way as Rebecca Harrison show us how to sew the simple Celia top, with its softly gathered cuffs and hemline for a flattering feminine finish.

HOUR 3:
New Fabric: Lecien 'Loyal Heights'
Join us for the launch of 'Loyal Heights', a new collection from Lecien inspired by summer strolls and cozy cottages, with hints of warm metallic gold among the florals.

HOUR 4:
The Elegant 'Flip Turn Dress'
Rebecca’s back to create the elegant Flip Turn Dress from the book 'Pattern Magic 2' by Tomoko Nakamichi, a design perfect for the more ambitious dressmaker.

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