Monthly Archives: January 2012

Improved Tunic (Burda 01-2010-128/129)

Thank you all for your lovely comments about my “meh!” tunic.  I think if I wasn’t writing this blog I might have just considered it a wadder, or just put it in the wardrobe, never wear it and then give … Continue reading

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Meh! (and a little bit about Margot)

My post title shows my opinion of the two items I’m going to post about here.  Don’t love ’em, don’t hate ’em – just Meh! First up is the first item sewn for the January part of my Burda challenge … Continue reading

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Meet Margot

So, yesterday morning this parcel arrived. It was too heavy for me to get it up the stairs (I live in a first floor flat) so I had to just keep staring at it longingly all day until Mr RTS … Continue reading

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How I Trace BurdaStyle Patterns

I won’t call this a tutorial because I don’t think it’s detailed enough, but I thought I would post how I trace patterns from the Burda magazines with a couple of tips that I hope may be useful. I have … Continue reading

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Burda 2012 Challenge – January Plans

I’ve been meaning to write this for over a week now, and I think I’m putting it off because I’m putting the sewing off as well.  So here goes. If you haven’t read my earlier posts, I’ve detailed my challenge … Continue reading

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Fabric Stash

I like keeping notes about my sewing habits. At my local fabric shop one of the staff finds it very funny that I always go in with a mini clipboard listing everything I want to buy each time.  I just … Continue reading

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