Author Archives: ReadyThreadSew

Criticism is Good (Part 2)

I didn’t mean to post and run, but life got in the way and it’s taken me a little while to get around to writing this follow-up post (although the ideas for it have been rattling around in my head … Continue reading

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Criticism is Good (Or BitchFest 2013)

No, I haven’t sewn anything since my last post, and right now I have zero intention of sewing. I need to sort out my summer clothes first and see if I still have too many before I add more to … Continue reading

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Trying Out New Readers

If you got a notification today that I’d unsubscribed from your WordPress blog – I haven’t.  I’m trying out different RSS Readers after the news of the demise of Google Reader and I thought I’d give the WordPress reader a … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

I’m going to take a break from sewing for a while, which means I won’t be blogging either. For the past week or so I have done pretty much nothing (at all, not just sewing) and last night I realised … Continue reading

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When a TNT is Neither Tried nor True

After my last post I realised that I have sewn two version of the Simplicity 3696 PJ top in a size Large and neither of them fits me properly.  This pattern is a TNT when it becomes a knee-length, short-sleeved … Continue reading

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Purple Plaid Skirt – Vogue V1247

After cutting out my purple plaid PJ pants (an even better alliteration) I had enough remnants to also cut out another Vogue 1247 skirt.  With a bit of shuffling I could possibly have just cut out a simple two or … Continue reading

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Purple Plaid Pyjamas ….

….. sorry – couldn’t resist the alliteration. Before I post about my newest sewing project, I have decided that I really should have made a New Year Resolution – I must learn (and bother) to take better photos. I know … Continue reading

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