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Vogue 9284, Step 8. Make any necessary fit alterations!

Trousers! So great to wear, but so hard to get right. Actually, if you go back as far as the ’60s, do you remember the word ‘slacks’? I haven’t heard … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton

Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me.     The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

A tale of two ……. very different garments!

Two very different garments, indeed! The only thing that they have in common is that they are made from the same fabric, and both are finished with rolled hems. I … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Children’s Clothes

I’m going to be a great aunt. To me that makes me sound so old, but the mother- to- be assures me that its a good thing. Especially a great … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

One week, One pattern 2016

For the first time I am going to join in the challenge. I think that the timing will work out OK for trying to wear the same pattern at some … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Short sleeved Bronte top

This is a short sleeved version of Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte top. Its the second time I’ve made this pattern, but I threw away the first one. Making a toile for … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

White linen

The name of a decent smelling perfume of the 80’s I seem to recall! And very trendy as a fabric for┬áthe 2016 I note, from looking at shop windows. I … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment