Tag Archives: muslin

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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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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Butterick See & Sew B5739 (or My Camping Dress)

The title of this post is not because I would wear this dress camping – but because I could use it as a tent! I haven’t been sewing much recently but thought I’d whip up a quick and easy dress. … 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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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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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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