Monthly Archives: August 2011

Something yummy to start with…

Recently I had a conversation in which I claimed that I didn’t much care for smoked food, then I paused hmmm on reflection I could not think of something I didn’t enjoy that was smoked. Consider: smoked oysters, smoked kippers, … Continue reading

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Rosy baby cuteness

Once upon a time, I made a little dress covered in red rose buds for L, the newborn baby of our friends M and N. She is now big enough to wear it. Isn’t she gorgeous? . Technical details Pattern: … Continue reading

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The Non Tailored Jacket

No facings, no interfacing, no lining, no seam or edge finishing, no roll lines, no turn of cloth allowance, no pressing as I sewed. Not very tailored. Also a bit too big. Perhaps I should stick to BurdaStyle patterns. I … Continue reading

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