Tag Archives: Sewing

Summer Dress – McCalls M6557

I’ve been busy! I bought the pattern and fabric for this dress ages ago, when I happened to go into a shop and discover a half price sale on fabric. I love the 1950s full skirts and definite waistlines, so … Continue reading

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A Year of Crafts

One of my resolutions for 2013 was to finish off all my unfinished craft projects. Some of them had been hanging round for decades (literally) so I was in great need of putting a stop on starting new things, and … Continue reading

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Sewing Progress

I had a post all planned for you yesterday. I was going to tell you all about the dress I had made, and how as I had made one before from the same pattern, the second one was easier, and … Continue reading

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Florence Tapestry

It’s been a bit of an odd week, but at least I got this finished: So, thank you to the woman who bought it, started it, then freecycled it. It was going to be a cushion cover, but it’s just … Continue reading

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I have been absent from this blog, so here are my excuses! Today I sat two AAT exams. Budgeting and Financial Performance. Obviously it has been a bit of a priority, getting ready for these. I was sort of ready … Continue reading

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I made a dress! This is an historic moment. I have previously attempted dressmaking. I have one dress which has been in progress for seven or eight years, and is, as yet, unfinished. Prior to that,  I made a dress … Continue reading

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Sewing Hurdle One

I have made a decision to learn to sew. I thought my perfect opportunity to practise had arisen when Mr 4 came home from pre-school with a note saying he is going to be a king in the nativity play, … Continue reading

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