Monthly Archives: February 2013

So very slow

I am so very remiss.  I haven’t got around to it and I have no excuse.  Well, I do have plenty of excuses but absolutely no Reasons. In December and January I was passed two bloggy awards by some wonderful … Continue reading

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Summer sewing

Wow but we are having an amazingly long hot summer this year and I’m enjoying it enormously.  The heat is getting in the way of sewing time rather, and I have been avoiding the sewing room in the evening as … Continue reading

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Hmmm I think I’m going to like this one ….

I haven’t found another make of this online, interestingly.  Not sure why at this stage though time will tell I suppose. I cut a straight 38 and there are a few things that need fixing.  It’s too big particularly across … Continue reading

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Pins pins pins pins

I’ve just spent a thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours pinning collar and facing pieces to the body of my blouse as I try to figure out the BurdaStyle construction instructions. Sounds dull to you probably but I really liked doing … Continue reading

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Essential planning session

I now have a ‘completed’ pile of sewing options.  Fabrics are paired with patterns ready to go to pre-wash stage as required.  I did need a few new pieces to complete the set …. Interestingly most of the patterns I’ve … Continue reading

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Getting out a bit

A muslin for this rather classy wrap blouse is all cut out and on the sewing table.  I am going to get the needle flying tomorrow come what may ….. Oh and guess what?  The kids are back to school … Continue reading

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