Tag Archives: failures

No more UFO sightings

This UFO was a UFO because it was way too tight through the hips. By a substantial amount (about 4 cm- the whole sorry tale is here). Jenny and Stephanie had some very good ideas about fixing the problem. But … Continue reading

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Skirt failure (or should that be sewist failure?)

Yes, this is a UFO (un-finished object), crumpled up, in the corner, in disgrace. This should have been an easy project. I was using a pattern I had made a few years ago. The fabric had stretch, so fitting should … Continue reading

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How NOT to make biscuits

I spotted a recipe for simple vanilla biscuits and decided to whip up a batch for when the children arrived home “starving” . I had no issues with the recipe ( to quote Jeremy Clarkson “How hard can it be?”) … Continue reading

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