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It shouldn't work but...

Leopard print was something I always associated with autumn and winter dressing.  Then I walked past a boutique window in which a long white summer dress had been paired with a leopard print satchel and it just made total sense.  26 more words


Project #1 - Summer dress for Emily


So the first project is underway. Despite numerous interruptions, which is the nature of two small kiddies, it is coming along very well. 

I’ve used an amalgamation of a Butterick pattern for the top plus a bit of ingenuity for the skirt to create the look I wanted.  359 more words

Contemporary eyelets

Well, I’ve just received feedback on my very last City & Guilds brief and I feel a little ’empty’ now.  I’ve enjoyed the course and its challenges so much, I’m going to have to find some new pressure now!  129 more words


The Brodie

Last week I noticed lots of very elegant ladies wearing a plain black dress and tan sandals. What should you do in that situation? Make one of course and buy new sandals to match!?! 48 more words