Monthly Archives: January 2015

Out on a Lim

PR has again its Bargainista Fashionista contest in progress and I’ve run up a Phillip Lim inspired dress for dd.  Its not an exact copy – the original is more resort wear and this one is another in a long line of … Continue reading

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A Suitable Fabric

Slow progress this week on remaking a jacket. I am trying a decorative facing, which involves a lot of  drawing, cutting, fusing, tacking, snipping, pressing and pausing to wonder if it will look anything like I intended or end up … Continue reading

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Cheat Cheetah

Presenting my homage to Jungle January. I noticed there has been some pairing up, but your intrepid explorer ventured out alone,  sticking to well trod paths and furnishing a cowl neck top in fine fake fur, baby cheetah printed. Sleeves … Continue reading

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A day in the office

I finished a couple of suits this week. Not such a huge achievement as it sounds, they were 90% made ages ago, and set aside because the recipient had a life-change. Back now in corporate, she can use all the … Continue reading

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Fab fabric

So Happy New Year stitchers! I was in London again over Christmas, almost avoiding fabric temptation. Not counting a couple of sales purchases in Joel and Son and The Silk Society still to be delivered that is. In the interim … Continue reading

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