Tag Archives: Notions

Dress form oh oh oh oh

The dress form search is over and within three weeks one of these will (miraculously) arrive at my door.  Very very excited. It is made in New Zealand – very pleased about that – and they do custom forms, for … Continue reading

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Autumnal sewing, amongst other things

Summer is on the wane and with autumn brings autumnal sewing, oddly enough, which in turn necessitates fabric buying trips to stock up on merino and other things.  Oh How Awful.On the merino front I’ve cut out three long sleeve … Continue reading

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Shiny new things

This week t’was my birthday and to take my mind off the passage of time I was given these lovely sparkly shiny new things by my gorgeous hubby and kids.  They were exactly what I wished for. Now, I do … Continue reading

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Waistbands and petersham ribbon

Did I mention that I put the waistband on BS 09/2010/135 and did so using David Coffin’s suggested petersham approach?  I had never heard of petersham until now so there you are, a new notion and a new technique.   Well, … Continue reading

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