Monthly Archives: December 2012

Rookie’s Saggy Linen Butt

I have worn my new trousers all day today and they are super comfy and cool.  I do rather wish I had lined them though … Hindsight (guffaw snort) is a wonderful thing and from now on all linen garments … Continue reading

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Finished Object BS 04-2011-104

BurdaStyle 04-2011-104 are finished and they’re not too bad really given the last few speed bumps encountered en route. I’m pretty happy with the fit at the back.  Even creased from an afternoons wear they hang nicely enough I think.  … Continue reading

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Summer sprinkling ….

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Christmas sewing?

This year I have managed to avoid frantic festive stitching by being lazy.  Not a single gift has been sewn or stitched by me.  Not one. Instead we have been doing things like this … Now don’t be concerned, I … Continue reading

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Oh so that’s what happened

While copying the crotch curve over to the new trouser pattern I figured out why the other trousers were too big. This picture shows the final front pattern piece from the BS trousers.  Can you see the confusion of lines … Continue reading

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