Author Archives: Pippa

Little Black Dress

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With my Uncles funeral coming up next week I decided that it was high time that I got myself a Little Black Dress. Something that can be dressed up for those occasions that need it, or dressed down a bit. Nikki, Philip and I are travelling straight up to Scotland after the funeral so having a multi function outfit is… Read more »

March Round up

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Its almost the end of April but I have only just got the motivation to do my March Round up this month was quite productive but probably not as productive as February was. Probably my biggest sewing achievement to date has been completed this month: I MADE JEANS!! I added to my Tshirt Collection: I completed a black leotard to… Read more »

Monday Sevens #59

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. So we continued the work in the garden this week and definitely turned a corner in making it look nice again. You might have glimpsed this photo in the post ‘last week’ but this was actually… Read more »

March #WardrobeBuilder

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I have decided to follow along with The Petite Passions Wardrobe Builder Project. I had originally been planning to take part in Project #SewMyStyle but looking through it I find it a bit too prescriptive, they are listing one pattern each month and looking through them all I wasn’t taken by that many of them. Although #sewmystyle had discounts on… Read more »

Monday Sevens #55

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Pippa is back in Poole now and it seems that spring decided to turn up (at least for the beginning of the week!), after the public transport journey back from Soton to Poole there was a… Read more »

My Style

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I am taking part in MIY March on Instagram and yesterdays prompt was style, which got me thinking about what my style is. Its always a good thing to know what your core style is when making clothes for yourself otherwise you end up spending time making something that never gets worn. My style has evolved over the years from… Read more »