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Bits and bobs

I’ve been pretty busy with work, and an impromptu trip to Menongue (six hours there, six hours back, just to spend a day taking minutes on a meeting… painful). 657 more words


Completed: A Cozy Wren Dress

I really love summer, but man, I LOVE winter clothes. I think most people in general just look a lot classier with some added layers, and I really embrace the opportunity to dress in head-to-toe black and pretend like I look chic and not at all like an angsty 15 year old wandering into Hot Topic circa 2001. 982 more words

Completed Projects - New

Hazel take two: an adventure in pattern matching

So I know I said I wouldn’t make another Colette Hazel dress but… well, I just love it. It’s comfortable, it has pockets, and I had the perfect fabric for it! 664 more words


The Monthly Stitch November challenge - Capsulate!

So, it’s been an age. Let’s move on…

I haven’t done a Monthly Stitch challenge in a while. Half for lack of inspiration, and half for lack of time. 554 more words


Colette Clovers

For my first attempt at making pants for myself, I decided to go with the Colette Clover pattern. I started on this project before I made the… 404 more words


A Tale of three Akitas

This Akita top is actually the first item I finished sewing, but I wanted to add a fabric paint motif, which took me a little longer to get sorted. 1,114 more words


How to Maternify All Your Trousers

Yes, ALL of them.

Although if you want to be comfortable, maybe just ones made out of stretch fabric.

As flagged and promised in my earlier… 956 more words