Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sloppy Stitching

If anyone’s running a Mucked Up March Comp for the sloppiest sewing, I’m ahead of the game with this top. Eat your heart out H&M. It started off reasonably, last week. The pattern making was pretty methodical. Then on Monday … Continue reading

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Fair Cop?

  Have you noticed how quickly stuff migrates from the luxury camp to the necessity camp ?The legendary, record breaking Eileen Sheridan recalling sportswear as it once was said “We used to ride in our baggy shorts, not padded of course, and a … Continue reading

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Suit Yourself

Its finished! In the end I decided to leave the front edge to edge, just working a concealed fastening to keep it together, and skipped the pockets. Enough already.   Photographed in five second break from freezing downpour. Sorry, there … Continue reading

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Sew Not Dead Yet

Clutching at straws for a blog name three years ago, I almost called it SNDY. I mean I sew for fun. 2015 brought the usual crop of resolutions in the sewing community, organisation fits, destashing, and finally nailing that impeccable wardrobe. … Continue reading

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