Monthly Archives: March 2013

PISTACHIO OR JUST NUTS?

This Burda 8849 Skirt was the prime reason for my rant on colour the other day. I must have liked the fabric – I think I bought about three and a half metres of the stuff, I think I intended … Continue reading

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COLOUR

I need colour.  For many years of my working life I dressed like a penguin. There was a strict code at the Bar of dressing in black and white. No colour. One female barrister was so incensed that she claimed Tax … Continue reading

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TV STAR!

I make no aplogies for the unashamed proud glee of this post. That is because it is not about anything I have done, [apart from giving birth all those years ago!!!] it is my daughter Abigail’s achievement. Abigail is a jewellery … Continue reading

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HOLD THE FRONT PAGE – I’VE MADE A SHIRT.

Yes, I said ‘I’ve made a shirt!’  I’ve made blouses, and blouses that pretended to be shirts, but I wanted to make a shirt shirt. a real man’s shirt.[no, the one on the right isn’t it]  I may have mentioned … Continue reading

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ONE YEAR ON….THE GAME PLAN

It is one year from when I put up my first post, so officially it is my first anniversary today. But I don’t really feel that it is genuinely my first anniversary because the blog as it is now really … Continue reading

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IT IS WHAT IT IS, MA!

I have a very beloved daughter who frequently says the above words to me [she’ll know who I mean]. By which I think she means that whatever ‘IT’ is,  has to be accepted because it can’t or won’t be changed. That … Continue reading

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SEWLUTIONS – Show and Tell.

[You might want to grab a cup of tea/coffee before starting to read this – it’s a bit long]. At the beginning of the year Karen asked us to put our ‘Sewlutions’ in a jar and see how many people kept … Continue reading

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