Category Archives: Blouses

U.F.O.s

When the rains came the roof of the garden shed began to leak and one of the windows broke. Not a big deal as damage goes, but it prompted me to go and check on the plastic storage boxes I … Continue reading

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THERE SEEMS TO BE

A common theme running here..it certainly isn’t intentional, but perhaps subliminally  I have paid attention to the advice that women of ‘a certain age’ should wear white next to their face [women’s magazines used to be full of advice like that!]            … Continue reading

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VARIATIONS ON A THEME #3

Believe it or not this is essentially Kwik Sew 3555 yet again, but not quite. I had had this fabric in my stash for yonks, it moved house with us nearly 7 years ago and I could never decided what to … Continue reading

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KWIK SEW 3555

In its many guises. Here are the pictures of the finished shirt for Megan and some ‘in progress pictures of the current shirt [for me]. First up, Megan’s blue and white striped, with the inverted pleat for ease at the … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS I THINKING [and will it ever end?]….

This blouse has had more remakes than ‘The Titanic’ [or the ’39 Steps’!], but I ask you, what was I thinking?     I don’t do frills, they are definitely not me as I should well know by now. In … Continue reading

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MAY

Sewing seems to have slowed down lately, not because of lack of interest or a shortage of things waiting to be sewn, but because other things have taken priority due to a long awaited weather break. However, because this blog was … Continue reading

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HARRI’S TOP

I have already given Harri the heads up about her top, so although she hasn’t physically seen it yet, it is quite safe for me to post about it now because she has seen the pictures. The fabric came from … Continue reading

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