Category Archives: Blouses

NOT KEEPING UP APPEARANCES

In keeping a record of my recent makes here on this blog I mean, not in the Mrs.Bucket sense! So much so that I have to read my own blog to find out what I have done. Not good. Trouble … Continue reading

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NOT QUITE LIFE -v- ART! [an apology of sorts]

When you keep a blog-diary you inevitably collect a lot of photos  in your media file. As it is approaching the end of another year of wearing 95% of my own hand made clothes [the other 5% allowed for tights, … Continue reading

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VISIBLE!

I have a camera ~ so this will be a pic-heavy post with minimal words I’m afraid in order to catch up with finished items before they’re forgotten. Once again I apologise for my photography – I may have another … Continue reading

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IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE!

It’s Hot. I’m English – I don’t do hot. It’s muggy too. Only to be expected after all the rain that fell [remember the floods a few months ago?] and consequently all the residual moisture hanging about. But I like … Continue reading

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ANOTHER THRIFTY MAKE – BURDA 8503

  This blouse was super easy and super quick to make. The most time was taken fitting the princess seams, which I had to take in quite a bit. I also brought the front edges in so that it buttoned higher … Continue reading

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WHAT’S UP DOC?

I haven’t done any sewing since the week before The Wedding. But my me-made outfits were still in evidence.  I wore this dress with a collarless yellow jacket, [which unfortunately I haven’t got a photo of] to the family meal … Continue reading

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WHITE SHIRT AND CLICHES

Well I clearly didn’t listen to myself when I told me that I would finish the white shirt last weekend. I did do some sewing on it, but I actually finished it completely today [Wednesday]. Just three days late, I … Continue reading

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