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About lifeaworkinprogress.com

I love all things creative and an eternal enthusiast. I am enduringly interested in absolutely everything remotely creative and never happier than when being shown 'how to'.

TAKING STOCK AND ALABAMA CHANIN T SHIRT

This blog was primarily started to log my hand sewn wardrobe and other things I made along the way together with the odd bit about other parts of my life. I have to say that I have been a bit … Continue reading

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THE HOLY GRAIL OF HANDMADE CLOTHES

SHOES! We have so much inspiration and stimulation of enthusiasm out there in sewing blogland. and like a lot of things, it can be a blessing and/or a curse, depending on  your own personality. With a mind that darts about … Continue reading

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PLAYING HOOKY

  With the emphasis on playing! Every now and then  my grand-daughter Harri and her young friend Mali come to play. We do a variety of crafts and generally have a load of fun with surprising results some times. [e.g.drawing … Continue reading

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‘Fessing time.

Which kind are you? The one who when they run out of hangers [or hanging space even] thinks to self that they have too many clothes and perhaps they ought to stop making any more? or do you think that … Continue reading

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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING – [and all’s well that ends well]

A little misunderstanding with WordPress [mine] led to my self imposed exile from this blog for a while. Fortunately the very helpful Ian over at WP sorted everything out for me and once again all’s well in blogland here at LAWIP. … Continue reading

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AND ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST!

  Year, that is. Although I have the firm philosophy that there is something good to be found in every day, I have to admit there were times last year when the search was hard. So in many ways I am … Continue reading

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NOW YOU SEE ME, NOW YOU DON’T

Sorry about that, saying I had resurfaced and then disappearing again that is! Just when you thought it safe to pop your head up it gets swamped again, but that’s life. I have been busy sewing, and knitting, but it … Continue reading

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