Category Archives: skirts

NECESSARY STUFF

Since my recent sudden and quite unexpected illness I have lost a bit of weight, so most of my sewing recently has been alterations. Ugh! this would usually bring on a long list of things I would rather do than … Continue reading

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SO FAR…….

A lady can change her mind can’t she? Well, I certainly can, and have. In this post I made a point of saying that my so called ‘mystery’ Burda M104 jacket  wasn’t meant to have a lining. I put one in and … Continue reading

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BACKLOG

The inclination to sew has only just crept through the door this week, after being absent for a couple of weeks or so due to a sudden and unexpected indisposition and being confined to bed. Usually this doesn’t deter me from … Continue reading

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THIS TIME OF YEAR BRINGS UNCERTAINTY.

Here in England our unpredictable weather becomes even more unpredictable and certain items of the wardrobe tend to yo-yo in and out of the closets. Unless we are very organised the agenda for Winter sewing becomes a moveable feast with … Continue reading

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NOT QUITE M.I.A.

Missing perhaps, but certainly in action. Sorry for the long silence, I’ve been a bit under the weather and I just haven’t got around to taking the pictures. Trouble is I have forgotten what I’ve shown and what I haven’t, so … 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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THE MYSTERY BURDA – #01/03/M104

If you’re a hoarder, take heart from this post! Bear with me it’s a bit convoluted. It started with reading this post from Kristy Chan. A lovely skirt to die for, and it started me thinking about skirt patterns and … Continue reading

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