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April 23 and 24, 1852 - "I was once the center of Garret's happiness..."

Friday. 23rd April. 1852.
High wind, and cold as winter.
The storm has not left us yet; clouds cold & dark.

I went to get 1 yd silk for Julia’s dress… 246 more words


Summer Shirts

April has been kind of crazy lately. First there was the blizzard and recently the ‘heat-wave’. In terms of my wardrobe, it has been a mixture of heavy and lightweight garments all intermingled together. 446 more words

Pattern Making

FO: Sewaholic Granville in Tana Lawn

I enjoyed making my last Granville shirt and so kept my eyes out for fabric for another. I ended up purchasing 2m of Liberty Tana Lawn in Pereira from Ebay late last year. 113 more words


Powder blue outfit

I have spent a fair bit of time trying to identify the colour of this outfit and finally worked out that it was “powder blue” or “#BECFDD” according to the Australian Standard. 710 more words



I was rolling along with my Stowe bags when the bobbin winder on my 50 year old Singer popped off. I was not entirely surprised (when I oiled the machine a few years ago, I found an unexpected washer on the desk after I put it back together) but I was thwarted. 454 more words

Biking In My Regular Clothes

Shorts Part 3 (Deer and Doe Goji)

This is the last post in my shorts series! These Deer and Doe shorts are so comfy. I know I’m going to wear them a lot in the summer heat. 103 more words