Category Archives: shirts

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

Posted in Blouses, coats and jackets, DRESSES, dressmaking, handmade, me-made wardrobe, Sewing, shirts, Works in Progress | 1 Comment

THE GOOD,THE BAD AND THE UGLY

I find the reviews put up this month by some of the sewing bloggers I follow  very interesting. It is always illuminating to see what they think are the best of their makes, those they haven’t worn very much and … 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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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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