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Home Dressmaking by Agnes M. Miall

I bought this book in a second hand shop in Clitheroe. As its age spots and dilapidated cover attest, it has been around since 1944. If you ever see old dressmaking books do buy them. 806 more words

History Of Fashion

first one!

Don’t know how is it going to look like yet, don’t really know how to blog, but will try to do it my way.

Just finished two-stage sawing course in Cracow. 15 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

I’m sure I would be banned from Weybridge Sailing Club for using the word ‘Zigzag‘ to describe sailing dinghies tacking across the Thames! 35 more words


7/24 Good Wind for Thursday Night Vespers

After a number of weeks of fairly light air, this Thursday we were treated to 15+ knots of wind and a picture perfect night to sail. 546 more words

Ocean Racing/Other Racing

Summer Saturday Supplement Review: Ultra ThinLine Trifecta Cotton Half Pad With Sheepskin Review

The perfect half pad, other than a Mattes Рdoes it exist?

Usually too thick and bulky, too thin to really do anything, to short to work for a large-sized dressage saddle, cheap, unevenly made, or a combination of all.  268 more words