Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Big Winter Coat Finale

Here it is, in the fading late afternoon winter sun. Everything is done, apart from taking it to the drycleaners for a professional pressing (I hope that’s why the hem doesn’t look perfectly smooth yet..) This has been a long … Continue reading

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Savoury scones and parnsip soup with brown butter

Delicious buttery parsnip soup and scones. Perfect for a cold and rainy winters evening While the soup was great, the scones turned out fabulous. I was very surprised. I’ve never really believed those people who say that scones are so … Continue reading

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The Big Winter Coat Part 3

The sleeves have zips (thanks again to Tany for her great tutorial) The collar and facing are in, but the coat is still unlined and armless. The reason for my slow progress? I’m blaming delicious cheese platters.. and open fires … Continue reading

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