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French Hood: Actually making the thing.

Beloved internet, I am not late period. Aethelflied lived and died before the year 1000. Yet I am led to believe that some of you insist on living after I died, centuries after even. 1,753 more words

Lets Narrow it Down, House on a Slender Lot

Cutting for the last notebook with the last remaining plastic wrapper is often times a challenge, the same when you’re trying to fit a large book into a slender plastic bag at the bookstore, narrow provisions often are not enough for the job at hand.  887 more words


Wonder Woman Wednesday: Costume Commission from Concept to Creation

As this is my first blog post on Seamingly Normal I thought I’d share a project I’ve recently finished.  A while back I was asked to make a Wonder Woman costume for none other than the Scrubbing Sailor’s sister. 1,080 more words

Sewing Blog

A Gift of a Roman Fan

I was so excited for this project. My mentor, Lucretia Marcella, received news that she was being elevated to the position of a Laurel. She has an intense love of peacocks and that inspired me to find how peacock feathers were used in ancient Rome. 315 more words

1st Century Rome

Did I just make myself a Bed Jacket??

It wasn’t until I’d pretty much finished this make, and was thinking about what it actually was, based on how I’m going to wear it, that it twigged that perhaps I was indeed making a Bed Jacket, a quick google search confirmed it – yup I’ve officially made myself a Bed Jacket. 302 more words


An Introduction to Paper Piecing: The Pinwheel Quilt

I am a member of Village Squares Quilters Quilt Guild. A few years ago, we received a generous fabric donation from Blank Quilting (now Blank Quilting Corporation). 259 more words


Introducing 'Monmouth Place'

Our fourth and final apartment ‘Monmouth Place’ is newly on the holiday let/Airbnb market, and is nestled in the centre of the lovely city of Bath, Somerset… 152 more words

Interior Design