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Souvenir T-shirts are nice, but souvenir fabric is the best

I’ve been on the most glorious holiday to the UK. Some quality souvenir shopping was done. You would think I would come home and immediately sew some of it. Or perhaps some of the souvenir fabric from Madrid from my … Continue reading

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Fabric shopping in Madrid, another cocoon coat and another Bella

I’m sorry to report that the strawberry thief shirt has not been progressed since I posted last. I have two excuses. Excuse 1 I had a work trip to Salamanca in Spain. I didn’t take my sewing machine with me. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia and African wax prints

If you’ve been reading my blog for a little while you know I have the greatest job in the world. I work with wine and I get to travel to science conferences in all sorts of interesting places. This year … Continue reading

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In London with Felicity

Warning. Another image heavy post with only a small amount of sewing content. PSA over. Still with me? Okay, lets start. Felicity and I continued to pack a lot in to our remaining 5 days away. World’s best tourists? Most … Continue reading

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Paris with Felicity

Thank you for all your lovely comments on my crazy cat coat. Now I need to tell you about Paris. We had a superb airbnb apartment in Le Marais district. The view from our studio window into the central courtyard … Continue reading

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The ‘Your time starts now’ skirt

As ridiculous as it is, I made a skirt to wear on the plane just 2 hours before I had to travel. Yes it does match my suitcase colour I know. It was just an elastic- waisted skirt with two … Continue reading

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Other NYC attractions. And Boston too

I know. What else would be as good as the Garment District? But there are some other places that are mildly interesting. Such as: Times Square Fabulous for people watching. And for reduced tickets to Broadway shows We had a … Continue reading

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