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A jacket to wear when sitting outside the pub and it gets a bit cool…..

Another jacket. I know. And i probably have others that i could wear whilst sitting outside the pub, and it gets a bit cool. I suppose that the difference this … Continue reading

August 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Simplicity 9149

I browse through Sew Today whenever it arrives, thinking i am going to buy this pattern or that pattern, and then i consider that i already have a pattern a … Continue reading

August 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

TMA Vest Top – All about Trimmings

The Maker’s Atelier Autumn 19 magazine was all about the Vest Top and trimmings. It’s taken me until the following summer to pick up the magazine again and have a … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shorts

In my humble opinion i would go as far as to say that the #sewover60 people, probably shouldn’t wear shorts. I have some knee length shorts for hiking, but probably … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · 1 Comment

Walks, hats and linen – Me Made May

Walks, hats and linen – although not necessarily together. That’s been a bit of a theme for May since my last post. The weather has been good and i have … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

More Me Made May

There has been less structure to the last few days’ clothing choices. I don’t know about you, but if i haven’t been out at all during the day, or i … Continue reading

May 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Reflections on lockdown

It’s week 8 or 9. I don’t know. I’ve lost count. I can say quite categorically that without the ability to craft, and in particular to sew, lockdown would have … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Me Made May – India week

I didn’t intend this week to be India week, but by Tuesday I noticed that there was a recurring theme, so after that, it became deliberate. I have bought printed … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fifty shades of green

I exaggerate! But I did use four different shades of green thread to make this dress. I had to dive into my stash of thread during lockdown, as I couldn’t … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Me Made May 2020

I haven’t seen anything about Me Made May this year. Maybe I’ve missed something somewhere. I can understand that committing to a me-made wardrobe for a month might not be … Continue reading

May 1, 2020 · Leave a comment