Category Archives: me-made wardrobe

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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‘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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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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CONTRARY MARY

Remember this?   of course you do! Heck even I can remember it, it was only the last post and I was full of enthusiasm for the design that was in my head and the dyeing of the colours I … Continue reading

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DO YOU OVER SEW?

That is, do you do too much? I thought of this when hemming the legs of my DH’s trousers.  I had remembered some advice given by a couture tailor about not trying to ‘nail down’ your hems and seams. He … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Islander Motor City Jacket -CRAFTSY

   I chose this course and this pattern for several reasons. Not in any order – they are; [i] I really like Janet Pray’s Craftsy Classes. She shows you really practical and efficient ways of doing something you thought you were doing … Continue reading

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