Category Archives: Finished Projects

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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Pink Teapots Apron – Simplicity 4987

I’m trying to get my blogging up to date before I embark on my next round of Burda sewing so this is yet another post about something I’ve made recently.  I couldn’t post about it before because it was a … 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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Simplicity 2174 (plus a minor sewing disaster and a bit about muslins)

I have been doing some sewing stuff recently, but haven’t felt like posting much. I did a shed-load of cutting out today and realised that if I didn’t post about my previous couple of projects now then I’d end up … Continue reading

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Yet another Burda 02-2010-104

I have had a very unproductive month so far.  Two muslins that didn’t work, one top that ended up being a PJ top, one top I do like, and a completed dress that didn’t work.  So that’s five garments sewn … Continue reading

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Cherry Puppytooth – New Look 6067

The title of this post is the name of the fabric that my local fabric shop used.  It’s still my favourite fabric name ever. I know this blog can be a bit boring – I bought this, I made that … 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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