Monthly Archives: May 2012

Winter red soft pleated waist skirt

A skirt with soft deep pleats near the waistline in thick boiled wool? Lucky I have a teenage daughter! This style is perfect for her. Technical details BurdaStyle 11-2011-116A Size: 34-42, I made a 38 for my daughter Fabric: Boiled … Continue reading

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More fabric purchasing

(It’s designer fabric sale time again). The mystery fabric is quite gorgeous. It was purchased as a sample by the designer some time ago, but never used. The fibre composition isn’t known any more but it feels like a synthetic, … Continue reading

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Chewy choc chip cookies

These biscuits (cookies for you north Americans) are just right with a coffee for Mothers day. And they are even better when your daughter makes them for you! Ingredients 2 cups plain (all purpose) flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 170 … Continue reading

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Wrapping up another blouse

I knew I needed to make another wrap front blouse. The teenage fashion critic does not approve of the print for this style. I confess I did buy this fabric with a fun winter coat lining in mind. She does … Continue reading

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