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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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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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Projects in the Queue

I’ve been meaning to write this for a few days in the hopes that telling other people what I am planning to sew might mean I actually get around to sewing!  I was going to go to bed about an … 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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Another faux dress – that doesn’t really work for me

I posted a little while ago about a top and skirt that I thought made a good faux dress so I tried to duplicate it.  I had bought 1.5m of fabric to make a top and realised after cutting out … Continue reading

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Simple Simplicity Projects

I haven’t made anything particularly inspiring since my last post, but I have sewn three simple garments so I’m posting so that I can keep track. I wanted some new PJ pants (and mentioned two new fabrics I’d bought for … Continue reading

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