Nikki’s Me-Made-May Pledge

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So since may has actually started and me-made-may is underway I thought I should probably drag myself out of my writing rut and get my pledge written up and on to the blog! So here it is… For those of you that haven’t heard of me-made-may it’s a monthly challenge that started with sozo on her blog. The idea of… Read more »

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35 Before 35 – The crafty bits

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Last week I posted my 35 before 35 list and said that I would go into more detail. So lets start with the crafty bit of the list 1 & 2 come together, like many of us living through the lives of multiple computers and harddrives I have photographs stored in many places and have not really looked at them… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Rachel Shirt

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One of the things that I have been planning on making for ages is one of the biggest wardrobe staples there is, a buttoned-up collared shirt. I have made a couple of shirts before and even a full-length buttoned shirt dress but never a “simple” shirt. When Seamwork released the Rachel Shirt I downloaded it straight away and printed it… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Sasha Trousers

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Carrying on my theme of making (and blogging) basics for my wardrobe I present to you the ultimate in wardrobe staples – Dark Trousers! I have made the Sasha Trousers before but in a very stretchy very plasticy feeling fabric, they fit nicely and look ok but tbh I don’t wear them because they just feel odd, and I don’t… Read more »

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Wardrobe Basics: Brit Jumper

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Following on from my MakeNine and UseNine posts I have been trying to make useful items for my wardrobe, well one of the things that I listed was a bishop sleeved jumper. I have always convinced myself that I am not influenced by fashion trends because tbh I find most of them are just ridiculous but I am finding more… Read more »

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Wardrobe Planning – Pippa A/W 18/19

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So I have been thinking about what I am going to sew this year and what I was going to try to use up and have been expanding this into actually trying to plan out my wardrobe and what I need to make to fill the gaps that I am identifying. One of the first things that I have been… Read more »

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Use Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Well, it looks like February might be the month I return to blogging and hopefully I manage to keep it up throughout the year. Part of my problem in the main part of the year is that I don’t like WordPress’s mobile app at all and I have issues uploading images to it as well! And I just don’t have… Read more »

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Make Nine 2019 – Pippa

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Pippa's Make Nine grid

Despite publishing my #MakeNine list on Instagram I never got round to putting anything up here and have generally been very lax about writing blog posts lately. It seems that I have been struggling for motivation for both creating content for the blog and for creating in general. Since finishing sewing Christmas presents I have sewn the sum total of… Read more »

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