Monthly Archives: January 2012

Burda Challenge – January update – 01-2012-122

I managed to get these trousers (sort of) sewn just under the wire.  These are the only two photos of these trousers that anyone will ever see (click to embiggen if you really, really want to, but the sewing ain’t … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – January update – 01-2009-113

I bet you thought I had given up on my Burda Challenge – but you would be wrong.  I’ve had the last two garments for January cut out for a while now, but I was more interested in sewing  Vogue … Continue reading

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Vogue V1247 – again

A couple of glasses of red wine meant that I didn’t let the cheap polyester satin beat me and I’ve now made another version of the V1247 top and the skirt in the black glittery suiting I posted about a … Continue reading

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Cheap Polyester Satin ……

….. AAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHH!!!! That’s all I have to say.  I was supposed to have a new skirt and top made today but the aforementioned satin has driven me to drink.  It looks sooooo pretty on the bolt, tempts me, then beats … Continue reading

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Is It Just Me ….

….. or are you simply clicking “mark read” on 80% plus of The Sew Weekly contributors’ posts this year? Part of me wants to read the posts, but the other part of me just doesn’t care and doesn’t have time.  … Continue reading

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Vogue V1247

I should be sewing for my Burda Challenge, but instead I decided to be contrary and sew from one of my new Vogue patterns.  This is my first time sewing a Vogue pattern and I found the sizing very strange.  … Continue reading

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Two New Skirts (including second Burda Challenge skirt completed)

I am very lucky in that I have loads of spare time, so why is it that I don’t seem to be able to find time to write posts for this blog?  I finished the two skirts in this post … Continue reading

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