Category Archives: Sewing

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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My First Tiramisu (that didn’t quite work)

If you read here regularly you may be aware that I’ve bought quite a few fabrics with the intention of making Steph’s Tiramisu dress. I’ve never bought as many fabrics for one pattern before (except S3696), especially before I’d even … Continue reading

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Comfy Clothes Update

First up, I honestly thought I had written to say that Mr RTS got the job he was going for last time I posted. I must have written the post in my head, but not in reality!  Anyway – he … Continue reading

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Do you have my sewjo?

Both my blogging mojo and sewing mojo seem to have disappeared at the same time.  I’ve noticed that a lot of other sewing bloggers have mentioned a lack of sewjo recently, so I hope mine is keeping yours company – … Continue reading

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I will never clear my stash!

I keep adding to my stash faster than I can sew from it. I had really good intentions this year to attempt to keep my stash under control, but more keeps coming in than going out.  (I just smiled when … Continue reading

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