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Morgan can't Draw an Overlocker: Development Sketches. Visual Arts Research- Introduction to drawing VAR11Ex2

The Brief:

Draw a household item in a 3D space

My Response:

I’ll draw ad overlocker in a cube shelf. Pity I can’t draw…

Survey says: 14 more words


Today is sponsored by Lemsip and Kleenex

I’m trying really hard to be casual about the cold that I am currently pretending that I don’t actually have.


I think the red dress is actually trying to kill me...

It took some courage, but I re-entered my sewing room to face my nemesis this morning – The red jersey dress-in-progress.

My last day thrown at this dress left me dissatisfied with some of the stitching (after the damn overlocker developed a taste for red jersey and kept ‘eating’ it), and concerned that the un-ironable jersey made the fiddly hemming all but impossible.  296 more words


Why did nobody warn me about the jersey?!?!

I knew I was speaking too soon when I suggested this dress might be easy.

I was even enough of an idiot to suggest to my husband that I thought I’d get the dress completed today… 341 more words


Pretty on the Inside

I have come to the conclusion that the best way to fool people into thinking you are actually really good at sewing, is to make sure that everything you make looks good if you turn it inside out. 404 more words


Simple Sew Jersey Top

You know how it is when you go into a fabric shop for one thing, and come out with not only what you went in to buy, but other fabric as well. 249 more words


An Investment...or an Impulse Buy?

Scrolling through the pages of gumtree, day dreaming and drooling over all of the industrial sewing machines; yesterday I found one within budget. Kind of. And today it arrived, courtesy of my lovely sister and dad. 28 more words

Inspired Extremities