Category Archives: Sewing

Winter layers for the kids

BB’s best friend Miss I is a pearl, one of three in a lovely family.  Her mum chose merino colours for all three – Miss I has the blue and teal on the right, pink and pink for Miss A … Continue reading

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Flowers for the Young Ladies

I wanted to make the girls some summery trousers to take on holiday, for when it isn’t quite warm enough for shorts, or for when bitey bugs are on the prowl.  These were the result. The fabric is a soft … Continue reading

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Something for the girls

My girls were in need of T-shirts so I made a few.  Here are two – the rest are in the wash somewhere.  I managed to use fabric from my existing collection, successfully resisting the allure of a newly opened … Continue reading

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Ugh! How could I not notice?

I usually don’t blog pictures of fails mostly because they don’t get to a wearable stage.  And if they do I’m too annoyed or lazy to go through the process of getting ready for a photo shoot for something I’ll … Continue reading

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Black and white

I do so love my new skirt.  Swirly, swishy, floral delighfulness that took me ages to finish for all sorts of reasons.  Never mind, it is done now and it makes me happy. Perhaps next time I will make a … Continue reading

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I should …

I should be making something for someone with this … But instead I am making something for me with this … I’ve got a couple of days left ’till Christmas, right?

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Bees

  Do you like the bees?  They were all over the flowers on a beautiful stand of flax bushes outside some local shops and I just had to take a picture.  Besides, the bees are much more interesting than the … Continue reading

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Spring Blue

I have made this New Look 6976 peasant blouse before and wanted a non-white, non-black floaty crinkly cotton for another one.  I love blue so this is perfect. The pattern is very straight forward and has plenty of room so … Continue reading

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Pajamas for Him

There is something about a good pair of pajamas, don’t you think?  It’s all about the fit, the fabric, how the seams are finished. Do you like your PJs fancy or plain?  Loose or snug?  Long or short?  Perhaps you … Continue reading

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Hello? Remember me?

It has been a year since I posted last, which astounds me.  I am sorry to have gone away. Life got in the way but I’m determined not to disappear again.  I missed you too much.  I missed reading and … Continue reading

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