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New Tops for Juniors and Women

Great brands and colors! Stay in style with these great pieces.

Fashion

Commercial vs. Independent Pattern Instructions

For the most part, commercial patterns are fairly easy to follow with some experience. But once in awhile they baffle me. Above is the photo of my test blouse and pinned to it is the placket. 199 more words

Wardrobe Basics

Appeal for Nepal

Thank you for reading my blog entry. Please spare a thought and some cash for the people of Nepal at this difficult time. 234 more words

Fashion

The Yorkshire Rose 

My fifth nephew finally arrived in the world two weeks ago- Max James.

He lives in Richmond, Surrey so we had a weekend visit to meet him. 273 more words

Dressmaking

My First Toile

I am so happy that I bothered to sew up a muslin (also referred to as toile) before cutting my good fabric! I tend to subconciously err on cutting sizes that are too large for me just to be safe and I did it again this time.   479 more words

Wardrobe Basics

Something old, something new

Spring has come and gone, making way for summer. And yet for dad and me, it’s still time for spring cleaning; spring cleaning of our home, our souls. 187 more words

Life

Planning out my first project-a blouse

I have been looking for a blouse in stores  for awhile and coming home empty handed so I thought I would try my hand at sewing one with some fabric I bought awhile ago from Harts Fabrics online. 147 more words

Wardrobe Basics