Melissa Fehr


Expat running, sewing, boat-dwelling lady. I write about running at and sewing at

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Looking for stylish sportswear that isn’t overhyped, all black, or expensive? Sew your own!

The VNA Top pattern cover is coming together! Available next week…

If you missed it earlier, I’ve announced details of my next pattern - the VNA Top!

Seriously, - the JL Mini is a low shank machine. Unscrew here. Apply other feet. Educate staff.

I appear to have blasted a spell on the cheer station (sorry about that plague of frogs) #LondonMarathon

#SherlockLives #sewing

Did you know you can use samples for cheap prints on my Duathlon Shorts pattern?

A Twitter exclusive - my Duathlon Shorts pattern is now live! Use DUATHLON35 for 10% off.

Finished the last #DuathlonShorts photoshoot so I can show you the pattern cover now! Out next week. :D #sewing

After weeks of drooling, I’ve finally bought myself some of this galaxy print ponte jersey!

Sneak peek of my leggings for you! James asked why I was doing Sasha Fierce! Ha! Post later this week. :P

aww, thanks! the hair & makeup lady was magic. I looked like this when I dragged it out of the hold:

Saw this - Guildford Half on 9 March still has entries. Discount code!

Hang in there, teeny-weeny ladies - I’m grading down my #sewing patterns to XXS for you… :)

I got a bit distracted today & scanned, scaled up, traced & paginated that Vionnet dress No14 in Illustrator! #sewing

omg my #sewing patterns are finally LIVE! Use code FEHRTRADEEARLYBIRD for 10% off til 2 Jan!

My niece LOVED her birthday #Nishi pillow. Apparently said “this is the best gift ever!” several times!

Quality time with my brother today. #AutoCross #FamilyTime

I presented my 12yo nephew with a medal for running with me for TWO HOURS in the Great Dismal Swamp today. Proud!!

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