Tag Archives: New Look

Bodice block is on hold for the mo

A few evenings ago I climbed back into the bodice and stood very still while JJ carefully pinned me in (note to self, a centre back closure on a block is just daft).  About ten minutes later he ever so … Continue reading

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Late for Christmas ….

I have FINALLY finished all the now very very late sewn christmas gifts.  Hopefully my brother and sister and their families haven’t got home from their holidays just yet [and won’t read this for a while] …. The yellow top … Continue reading

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New Look 6084 long johns done

Hooray, done and they actually turned out OK.  Here they are on JJ, dad being currently unavailable. As mentioned last time, we couldn’t find a long johns pattern so decided to use New Look 6084 as a starting point.  I … Continue reading

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Spring long johns

Dad’s Christmas long johns are underway, though it does seem a little strange to be sewing woolen ones in summer.  There is a good reason though as they are for tramping, which my parents love and do every summer around … Continue reading

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Lost and found

Finally, this household has lost the winter lurgies and I have found my sewing room.  Oh my how I missed it.  While we were all sick I did finish knitting the tunic thingy but it was two sizes too small … Continue reading

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New Look 6160 and others

Description: an easy straight leg pant with elastic back and tie front, to be worn about 1″ below the waist. Sizing & fabric used: I cut out a size 12 When finished did it look like the picture on the … Continue reading

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