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Laurel in the Highlands

Chances are, you come here for the sewing. You might even drop by to see what the ‘daft cow’s up to now’, wondering why on earth I choose to put photos of myself on the internet. 235 more words


New Spoonflower Fabrics Are Here! And Available For Purchase ;-)

I had another bout of “fabric design fever” a couple of weeks ago. This time I decided to order fat quarters of them so I could get a better idea of the print layout. 319 more words


Pin Dot Chambray Zinnia Skirt

The alternate title for this post was “Zinnia Skirt 2: Electric Boogalo”, but I decided to go the more descriptive route ;-)

So, dear reader, at long last I actually have a finished object post! 373 more words


One Year One Outfit Inspiration: The Wool Wrap Skirt

We’re rounding the three-quarters mark into the One Year One Outfit challenge and at this point I’m only half-dressed! Proposed by Nikki of This Is Moonlight, 688 more words


Crepe (or how bias binding saved the day)

So… my elaborate plans to make myself a new wardrobe over the summer completely fell apart. What with wedding and hen party season, birthdays, a holiday and starting a new job my sewing machine has been gathering dust. 272 more words


A Laurel for the Tropics

I’m almost always clad in dresses these days. With the daily temperature of 36 degrees celcius anything fussy or complicated feels too cumbersome. I’ve also found a few really lovely pieces of fabric on my travels so was thinking about a simple shape to show them off to their full. 246 more words


Works in Progress VII....... Tennessee Edition!

I’m back party people!  And I’m in Tennessee!  I’ve started my new job (which is awesome and full of awesome people!) and I’ve gotten settled in my new apartment with the important things in life…. 228 more words