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 »

Sewing Challenge: Petticoat

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So another on a list of things I volunteered to make for people… In some of our dance comps in the year there are Rock’n’Roll competitions and I volunteered to help a friend of mine out by making a skirt to match a leotard that she had bought. This post talks about what I have done so far to make… Read more »

Monday Sevens #52

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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. Nikki started work on a project for a friend – making a petticoat to compete rock and roll in. You can read more about it on my Petticoat Post The first delivery came of some appliques… Read more »

My first ravelry project: Completed

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So I blogged a little while about My first Ravelry project – where I was making a squishy Fisherman’s rib scarf for my dance partner. Well now I have completed it! It has been bundled up and given to him, complete with exclaims of ‘it’s so squishy’. I think it’s safe to safe it was quite well received, which is a relief…. Read more »

Monday Sevens #51

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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. We started off the week with a ‘Burns Night’ dinner hosted at our friends house, complete with lots of haggis and naturally some Whiskey afterwards…   We are currently contemplating how to redevelop our kitchen and… Read more »

Documenting my life, travels etc: Intro

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One of the things I said I wanted to do in 2017 was document my life better, and do something with the momentoes that I have already collected from places I have been. I have previously blogged about some of the foreign places I have been, mainly on my inter-rail trip , but unfortunately not many other places. I will hopefully… Read more »

Monday Sevens #50

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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. The Beginning of this week has been a little slow. Pippa returned from Scotland with some illness that wiped her out for the first few days. Nikki has been following up her New Years Aims to… Read more »

Quick project: Framed organisation lists

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So this is a tutorial for a very quick project, I think it took me less than 30 minutes to make 2 of these and take photographs. For this project you need: Some frames – size doesn’t matter (these are from IKEA but you can pick up cheap frames lots of places) Card – enough to cover the opening of… Read more »

Monday Sevens #49

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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. Some orange and purple fabric samples got delivered for a Jodi Bohra which Nikki is making for her friend to wear to a wedding.   Nikki attempted some Tambour beading, with varying success. Probably something that… Read more »