Monthly Archives: January 2013

Red poppies on a teal blue sea

This experiment project can be summarized by four words: Lovely fabric. Wrong style. My expression says it all. This was the best I could manage out of all the (sensible) photos taken by He who Cooks. It really is lovely … Continue reading

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Rhonda’s flutter sleeve top

Rhonda’s Creative Life is a treasure trove of ideas and patterns you can draft yourself. Plus a great series of alterations to sleeves and more. Wonderfully inspirational. And look at the gorgeous things she sews and how chic she looks! … Continue reading

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Jazz and batwings

Cabaret means a new outfit, right? He who Cooks arranged tickets to hear an Australian jazz quartet last night. He also arranged pre show drinks and nibbles as well as after show dinner with two wonderful friends. What a guy! … Continue reading

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What did the sewing world in 2012 hold for me?

How many and what patterns Clearly my love affair with Burdastyle magazine continues. 29 garments were made, and only 10 were not from Burda. That’s an improvement on last year: of the 32 garments I sewed in 2011, only 2 … Continue reading

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