Tag Archives: Spring

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 »

Back in the Swing of Things…

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Life is slowly getting back to normal.  Having got back from ship on Saturday evening I was kept up late by Nikki trying to sort out dresses for her next 3 balls! Then up early on Sunday to go racing, thankfully the wind kept up and meant that we had a decent race (so it was worth it).  Then a… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Colour Inspiration: Crocuses

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Colour Inspiration - Crocuses

I have decided to try my hand at the colour inspiration sheets going around at the moment. I think it is a great way to stretch both my Photoshop skills and my ‘eye’. Picking out decent photos and the colours that make them what they are. Here is my first attempt: Photo Attribution: Image: Simon Howden / FreeDigitalPhotos.net