Monthly Archives: November 2012

Plan B

Buoyed by your fab comments on my trouser tantrum I set myself up last night to take the trousers in.  I was feeling pretty confident and relaxed about it until… the zip broke. I mean properly broke.  Teeth missing pull … Continue reading

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Aaaargh! Freakin’ Trousers

They are too big.  Too.  Bloody.  Big. Frankly they almost fall down when I don’t hold onto them but I did take a picture of the inside before I tried them on because I liked the colours … How did … Continue reading

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Structural integrity issue

This is the bodice of the wee dress I made for our little friend, worn for part of one day until she stood up.  Can you imagine?  How could she? Part of the dress remained firmly fixed to the floor … Continue reading

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Troosers ….. nearly

I’m getting excited because I have only the closures to go and I will have finished my troosers (more or less)! Right.  So buttons?  I do have a very nice button.  Hmmm. Snaps?  Um.  No.  Don’t want snaps. Hooks and … Continue reading

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