Tag Archives: vintage patterns

Something kinda wonderful

I know you know how wonderful it is to talk for hours about sewing with similarly addicted folk.  Well Saturday was, in that case, a wonderful day because me and ten other sewing nuts spent it together.  Out. What did … Continue reading

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Patterns patterns patterns!

Oh my, this week is pattern intensive.  Very pattern intensive and in a good way. I have finally finished tweaking the BurdaStyle wrap blouse pattern and will tonight cut it out for real.  I am ever so proud of myself … Continue reading

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To line or underline? Oh and some happy finds

Thank you for all your comments on my last post.  Suffice it to say that washing the pants removed all evidence of the bagginess so I will be ironing then lining them to see if that reduces future expansions. Anne … Continue reading

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Back to normal, nearly

Kids back to school for the new term – check. Hubs back from Sydney tonight – check (wish I could’ve gone too). Sewing room purge underway – check. Welt pocket practice complete for now – check. For the Great Purge … Continue reading

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Life and times

The last two weeks have been rather turned things upside down for reasons I won’t bore you with.  Suffice it to say life has changed priorities and soaked up brain matter all at once.  Consequently I have done almost no … Continue reading

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Some action finally

There has been little action in the sewing room of late and that mostly for the kids.  Another set of merino jumpers are done, some with added bling ‘cos I am well bored by the basic pattern … Sequins, little … Continue reading

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