Category Archives: Burda Challenge

Some random bits and pieces

Well, the comments on my last post surprised me – I thought I was a bit odd for not liking the feel of bias cut clothing, but it appears I am definitely not alone.  I’ve started sorting out my wardrobe … Continue reading

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I’ve Gone a Bit Dotty! (and Burda Challenge update and plans)

I’ve done a little sewing during the past couple of weeks, but must confess that my Burda Challenge has gone seriously off the rails.  I just cannot muster up any real enthusiasm for it – mainly, as I posted back … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

I’ve taken a few sewing related photos recently that I haven’t blogged about so this post is basically just a mish-mash of those pics with some commentary so that I’ve got a record. I’ve only recently sewn one other garment … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – April and May Update

My sewing mojo ran off with my blogging mojo about a month ago so I haven’t much felt like sewing or writing. I’ve only sewing two garments for my challenge – both from May issues. First is the easy top … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – April and May plans

I know it’s nearly the end of April, but I have some projects from April issues of Burda that I haven’t managed to sew yet, plus I’ve sorted out what I want to make for May, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge Update – 02-2008-119 (plus a nightie because I needed something to cheer me up)

That’s not a mistake in the header – this is a Burda Challenge project that has been waiting since February.  The Burda photo and line drawing are in this post.  I finally got to sewing it yesterday, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge update, plus some other stuff

First of all I want to say how much I appreciate all the sympathy I received about my sewing “disaster” in the comments on my last post. I don’t reply often enough to comments, but I do read and really … Continue reading

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A little bit of sewing and a little bit of spending.

I have managed to sew a few things since my last post so here they are.  First up is my first attempt at a My Image pattern.  It’s MI1152, and I absolutely love the pattern.  I have only photographed the … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – March Plans

I know it’s a bit late in the month to be posting plans for my Burda Challenge, but I’ve started cutting some of these out, so wanted to post them just for the record.  I know that I mentioned a … Continue reading

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Burda Challenge – February update – 02-2011-101

After posting a few days ago that I don’t understand UFOs I’ve just made one.  This is the dress I have sewn today. Please ignore that it isn’t properly ironed – as it’s a UFO (which I will explain in … Continue reading

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