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The find-and-replA/Ce menA/Ce continues...

I talked about it already (here). Without doubt, the find-and-replace option is a handy tool for a copy editor. Here is an example of another instance when the tool was used thoughtlessly. 8 more words

Copy Editing

Setting Up MS Word for Editing – Global

Setting up MS Word for editing is akin to creating a perfect ambiance in the office (or home office) or ensuring good ergonomics in the workplace. 941 more words

Tools Of Trade

My new best friend

I did not know this tool and I wished somebody had told me about this before. It really makes a difference when removing unwanted weed or getting rid of bad weed with deep roots. Highly recommended!


Growing into sewing

As a kid, Mum insisted I learn to sew all sorts of simple garments on my treadle machine.  Skirts, tops or blouses and – much later, dresses. 259 more words

Susansewingcircle, Ontrend-decore, Dressmaking

Hidden talent

Whenever we went into the lounge room of our farm house the green curtained off area held a sense of mystery. In reality it was shelving for family games and a quarter zone for Mum’s sewing table and machine. 257 more words

Susansewingcircle, Ontrend-decore, Dressmaking

Starting sewing - in the beginning

As a kid my mum taught me to sew my own dolls clothes. Inauspicious as that might sound everything was mini – mini coats with fur collars, buttons, lapels – all hand stitched to perfection. 333 more words

Susansewingcircle, Ontrend-decore, Dressmaking