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what is what?

Ever wondered what the actual fabric is that we hear about ? The difference between chiffon and organza or what is considered jersey as opposed to regular knit? 97 more words

Sewing Projects

Shot at Redemption: Colette Myrtle, with Sleeves.

I was pretty grump after making my first Colette Myrtle, and I really wasn’t planning on a second one. But this happened anyway, in a rayon woven in a print that looks like shibori dye or maybe birds or possibly many small batmans. 729 more words

Clothes Projects

Purple Plaster Post

I have been a bit quiet for a few weeks in blogland, this is why!

I have fractured my Scaphoid! Its my right wrist & I am right handed so I am stuggling to even type this! 150 more words

Sewing Projects

If at first you don't succeed...sewing with scraps

As a beginner, I’m always searching for ways to practice with simple sewing projects. Soon enough, I’ll work my way up to garments.

One of the fun things about sewing is shopping for the fabric. 92 more words

Diy Pin Cushion

Back to school pinafores

H’s school has a pretty relaxed school uniform policy – as long as you’re wearing the school jumper or t-shirt you can pretty much team it with anything plain – jeans, blue, black or grey trousers, dresses or skirts. 268 more words


Sewing for sanity

I’ve taken a brief break from reading to get back to some of my sewing. I mean, one can only last so long with so much killing from A Song of Ice and Fire. 345 more words


colour therapy/inspiration, fall-winter 2014

this is probably the first time ever in my almost 8 years of living abroad that i’m excited about fall & winter. the reason? these beauties. 298 more words