Monthly Archives: November 2013

Club to Catwalk, London Fashion in the 80’s at the V & A.

A few weeks ago, my friend and I went to the Club to Catwalk exhibition at the Victoria and Albert. It was hugely inspiring and just beautiful to look at. Firstly, I have to confess that I’m not one of … Continue reading

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Embracing Failure

Something I’m trying to improve is not beating myself up when a sewing project fails. Rather than threatening to throw my machine out the window and burn all my fabric in a backyard bonfire, I’m moving towards a stage where … Continue reading

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More vagina. 6-foot of it.

Yes, you heard that right, the 6-foot vagina is back. At least someone can hear around here, I’m struck down with ear infection and can’t hear much at all. To kill time waiting for this to sort itself out, I’ve … Continue reading

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Helena Skirt

The Helena Skirt was a free download from Sarah Magill of Goldfinch and Eagle. Check out the Port Elizabeth top on the same website too, another nice freebie. I honestly cannot remember when I made this skirt but it’s one … Continue reading

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Cynthia Rowley 2406 Modification

A few years ago you could barely move for people making the Cynthia Rowley 2406 dress. A lovely dress. I love the slits in the sleeves and having a raglan cut makes it a bit less dressy and something I’d … Continue reading

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