Monthly Archives: March 2012

Technical issues

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The blog apears to be experiencing technical issues at the moment and not displaying photos properly… They do exist I promise you. But I am also experiencing problems with my +1 photos so I’m hoping its a small issue from Google… But for now if you are looking for the OWOP photos they are also uploaded onto our Facebook page, which has… Read more »

Plans Change…

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Well I had planned that next week would be more of the same: Wake up,  Attempt to sew something,  Start working around 11ish when the sun has moved round enough that I wont be blinded by it!  Have lunch {preferable in the garden if the weather is nice enough}, Move work, Blog about something, Dinner,  Sleep *Rinse, Lather, Repeat* But… Read more »

OWOP – Weeks round up.

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Update: Currently having some major issues with google deciding that it doesn’t want to display many of the hosted images, like the ones in this post. We’re hoping it will resolve itself soon. But in the meantime you can view the images on our facebook album (and you could even like our page if you’re feeling especially wonderful) Fingers crossed it… Read more »

Spring Summer Collection {Sewing List}

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In line with my plan to sew a number of items for a Spring/Summer collection here is the first set of plans of what to sew:  Shorts in flowery material, Pattern: still to find; Purple Gingham Sorbetto; Lace top, Self drafted Pattern; Blue/black Paisley material, Self drafted long shorts. WIP blue/white floaty dress, Simplicity 3785; Orange, Black, Teal & cream  Sorbetto with modified front;… Read more »

Spring Summer Collection {Colours}

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Colour scheme for summer: This is the spring colour pallet from Pantone I have decided to make some clothing for this summer and so am making a “Spring/Summer collection”. Basically a collection of different tops/bottoms which I will make with the idea of mixing these with some of my staples and existing clothes and make sure that any new items… Read more »

Travel Tuesday! Inter-railing: Prague – Czech Republic

Following on from my post about Inter-railing in Europe! Our first stop of the trip – Prague in the Czech Republic! I had been to the Czech Republic once before for a sailing event, but that only took me to small towns in the south of the country. This was my first time in the capital.  The first hurdle of getting… Read more »

Colour Inspiration: Peaches {including applications}

This colour scheme would look lovely in a room which gets lots of sunlight.  Painting the walls in the palest colour with trims painted in 2 or 3 (numbered going down from 1 at the top) and things like cushion covers and curtains with 5 or 6. Some trimmings could be like these: Adding a Quilt like this to the couch would add… Read more »

Yoga Pants Mini Tutorial

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Edit: Unfortunately the images in this post have decided to disappear completely and at the moment I can’t find them anywhere. Sorry. I suppose these would be classed as Yoga Pants, but as I don’t do Yoga and am English so resent calling trousers pants I am not going to refer to them as that again. I allowed myself to… Read more »

How to Use Colour Inspirations

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There are many colour inspiration pallets floating round the blogosphere and Pinterest at the moment which are so lovely to look at, but what can you do with them? I am going to be posting about the ways that you can actually out your favourite colour schemes into action. Starting with branding, I have decided I need new business cards, I wont… Read more »