Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!!!!

It’s a few hours early, but I might forget to post this later after a couple of glasses of red wine. I had meant to post today with January plans for my Burda Challenge but I haven’t got around to … Continue reading

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New Year Re-sew-lutions

I know that new year resolutions are a complete waste of time for me, but I thought I’d make some anyway because it’s fun, and there is a good chance that some of these are actually doable: Do my best … Continue reading

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Sewing Pattern Sale – US Sites with International Shipping

Alana at Lazy Stitching posted this today about a couple of pattern sales in the US. I have just placed an order at each site. Even with the steep international shipping costs, the patterns are still a bargain.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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No Sewing – Just a Video (not by me)

This is my favourite christmas song ever since I heard it a couple of years ago

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Merry Christmas (plus another Burda 02-2010-104)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to anyone reading. Mr RTS has been doing a little bit of his own sewing over the past few days so I wanted something quick and easy to make for myself.  This newest … Continue reading

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Well, That Didn’t Work ….

…. unless I want to look 20lbs heavier than I am Oh, how happy I look !! This is my part made muslin for Burda 12-2010-120 that I wanted to make with these fabrics. The line drawing and magazine photo … Continue reading

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Burda 02-2010-104 – again

I do like to sew the same pattern multiple times.  I enjoy attempting new things, but it can be a bit frustrating and stressful at times, so it’s nice to have some TNT (tried and true) patterns to go to.  … Continue reading

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Carrier Bag Brilliance

This isn’t my brilliance, but that of a poster on craftster about five years ago. This bag is made from this tutorial. This is the present I referred to a couple of days ago.  The person it was made for … Continue reading

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This is why I love sewing

I bought the tights in this photo last year but never got around to wearing them.  I wore them once earlier this year, but it was with a black skirt and black jumper and, as much as I like black, … Continue reading

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Burda 12-2008-113 – Twice

I’ve finally taken a couple of photos of the brown jersey top that was part of my original six plans. I’ve made this a couple of times before.  The first time I made a size 42 because I didn’t realise … Continue reading

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