Category Archives: Sewing

A Dress Challenge: Jodi Bohra Part 1

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So as we mentioned in our Dress Challenge post we have agreed to design and make two outfits for our friend to wear to a wedding. The first one that we tackled was the Jodi Bohra. This outfit appears to go by many different names, depending I presume on the different origins and slight different variations of the outfit. The outfit… Read more »


A/W sewing plans – An Update

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Last year I wrote up some Autumn Winter Sewing Plans which I cant say that I got very far with! I did finish the neck line on my Aberdeen sweater but haven’t changed the cuffs yet. I now own the grey ponte for the Zephyr dress after winning £20 gift card from Tia Knight Jeans are still on my list!… Read more »


2016 Makes – 2017 Aims.

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2016 is over now and its time to look back on the year and forward to the next one. I haven’t found 2016 too bad on a personal level but as a year globally, what a year! But one good thing that a friend posted on FB is that we had no forces personnel deaths on operations, the first year… Read more »


#StitchingSanta Reveal – Pippa

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My apologies for how long it has taken for me to get these photos up but Christmas/New Year is a time that I don’t really spend that much time on technology. Lots of knitting and cooking etc. Here are the two #StitchingSanta presents that I received. First is my Knitting one from Hila at Saturdaynightstitch this lovely West Yorkshire Spinners… Read more »


Bath Ball Top

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Last year I made myself a ball dress for Bath Ball, this year I decided to make myself a top which went over this dress to make it another outfit.  Initially I made a top out of a burda style magazine but it really didn’t fit and I don’t have any photos of it.  My mother came to my rescue… Read more »