Category Archives: Sewing

Sewing Plans

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I think I have finally got my sewjo back after it being MIA for the best part of the last 9 months (or more), so now I have a load of sewing plans and some new fabric. Hopefully, I won’t go running into this headlong and burn out shortly. I think one of my problems with finding the impetus to… Read more »

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Green Shirt Dress Photos

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So I wrote about the construction of my Green Shirt Dress the other day and said I would post some nice photos of it all finished, that arent selfies in my narrow corridor. Well the other weekend we celebrated my mum’s birthday and I hijacked Nikki for a little while to get her to take photos of the dress (and… Read more »

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Sewing the Green Shirt Dress

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So following on from my Shirt Dress Planning post, I printed the Penny dress pattern from Seamwork/Colette which it turns out that we already had downloaded as Nikki had started making one for herself a few years ago. Miraculously I downloaded and printed the pattern one night and cut and taped the pattern the next morning! Which is surprisingly fast… Read more »

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Shirt Dress Planning

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Surprisingly I have been thinking about sewing again, more than just “ugg it has been ages since I last sewed anything…” I am actually thinking seriously about dusting off my machines and making something. As usual, there is a deadline involved, but thankfully not too close at hand. In April I have a wedding to attend with the dress code… Read more »

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A/W 2021/2022 Making Plans

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I have just returned from a two-week holiday with Arthur staying down in Devon and it has been wonderful to actually spend some serious time together where he hasn’t been working and it has given me a bit more motivation to do “things”. Honestly, for the last 6 months, I haven’t had much motivation to produce anything, I don’t think… Read more »

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Linen Belemnite Top

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Suddenly having time at home during the heat of the summer last year made me realise that I don’t really own many hot weather garments. Normally during the hottest parts of the year, I am wearing my Sunsail uniform and am out on the water so it is cooler than on land anyway. But last year I felt that I… Read more »

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Me-Made-May, Pledge and week 1

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a few rows of pale blue darning on a dark blue thermal sock, resting on the head of a polar bear teddy from IKEA

So somehow May has arrived already, personally I am finding that this lockdown is going so quickly which is totally not what I was expecting from being forced to stay at home. I think it is probably becuase there is less to delinate the days and separate them from one another. Now May has arrived so has Me-Made-May and I… Read more »

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