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Sewn: Oxford Halter Shirt v.1

My bike greeted me with a flat tyre when I came out of the office so I found myself sitting waiting for a bus with no knitting, no book & no music; no entertainment. 324 more words


Pretty white tops or: omgitworked!!!

What worked? Well…. Let me tell you the story. I am SO pleased with myself :-) although possibly I should just be pleased that the person who drew up the pattern draft was very competent? 1,346 more words


DIY Grill Apron: Tutorial

Wow. Kudos to all you out there who post detailed tutorials regularly. I always forget how long I take to edit all the photos and get the posts up! 913 more words

Sewing Projects

Appliance Design pt 1: Ostomy Pouch Shape

Successfully smuggling a ballooned ostomy appliance is dependent on the available volume in the pouch. Volume, in turn, is determined by the dimensions of the pouch. 606 more words


Chiffon Shirt Dress

Whilst trawling Pinterest for modest clothing I came across this lovely dress from Diane von Furstenberg.

I had to draft my own version.

Instead of making it button down all the way to the hem, I plan to make a front placket for the buttons till about mid-thigh. 154 more words

Sewing Projects

Coming to terms with change: New Sloper!

In my last post (what was that? A few hours ago?) I mentioned that some of the measurements for my Fancy Pants were too snug for me as they were taken last year. 336 more words