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Bulky jacket

Finally. I’ve been wanting to write about this bulky jacket, but properly photographing the jacket was just not happening. This jacket was pretty difficult to pose in and click, and it’s the only one that made me feel like buying a mannequin for displaying it. 190 more words


Eyelet That Sink In

The eyelets that dominated the Mugler show are filtering through to the high street Рmaking it high time they made an appearance on Magpie DIY. 284 more words


The Wardrobe Edit: Primark Does it Again

My wardrobe is a complete mix-up of designer and highstreet and I am not ashamed to admit… a healthy dollop of Primark can also be found lurking in the shadows. 179 more words


OOTD: Can't Take My Eye(let)s Off You

Ever find yourself wondering “who the hell have I become and how did I get here?” These were my exact thoughts after I wandered past these shorts at Kmart and then doubled back because they had me hooked. 252 more words


Blocking a Wool Shawl

Back in May, I finished this gorgeous shawlette in Baah! Sonoma Chocolate Cherries. Since then it’s lived folded up in my craft room waiting to be washed and blocked. 133 more words

Six more weeks of encrustation

Sounds like something you might need to get some cream for…! However in this case it’s just an update on the embroidered veneer piece I’m working to restore the top of a Victorian mahogany writing box. 93 more words

French Knots

Pirate Costume: The Shirt

I’m using McCall’s Costume pattern 4952 for the shirt, with a few changes:

  • I’m not putting a cumbersome cuff on the sleeve. I had thought about putting the same sawtooth edge on the sleeves as I put on the pants, but decided instead to put in an elastic casing that’s not too tight.
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