Category Archives: A bit of chat.

cats, misc sewing, exhibitions and other things

Sewing for Raven Mandella. Death drop and high-kick proof leotards

Last year’s Valentine’s Day was fairly unconventional (yet worked out as rubbish as everyone else’s so, solidarity) and I pretty much skipped it. Much like I skipped the queue for Heaven when I delivered these leotards to Raven Mandella. Sometimes … Continue reading

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PVC Rainbow.

We’re not in Kansas anymore Toto. This was another collaboration with one of my dearest friends, Glyn. I made this back in April to be worn at The NYC Downlow at Glastonbury. I’m not sure if that’s where it had … Continue reading

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‘Fear’ of sewing and other things to get over.

I’ve been thinking about this for far too long so I’m taking a break from the usual drag and costume posts to exorcise a few things. Specifically ‘fear’. I found myself saying I was a bit ‘scared of sewing with … Continue reading

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Self-drafted Summer Dress. For the birds.

Spending a few weeks in Australia was a little escape to paradise. The sky is huge, the sun is amazing and the trees are so noisy! Jet lag had me up at 4/5am most mornings and it was beautiful to … Continue reading

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Mistletoe and Whine.

I almost titled this Camel Toe and whyyyyyy have I changed my mind? In my last post I was happily getting involved in making three outfits for the Sink the Pink Winter Ball. I’d run up a couple of lycra … Continue reading

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The Knitting and Stitching Show.

This evening I went to the Knitting and Stitching show. I have to admit when I first heard about it last year I assumed it’d all be tea cosies and rocking chairs, it wasn’t. The skills of knitting or stitching … Continue reading

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Sewing, get on with it. 5 things I’ve learnt.

I’m rounding up this summer’s sewing with a bit of self-reflection. I make my language students do this sort of thing all the time, so I’ve decided to take my own advice. Sewing-wise, I’ve produced quite a lot and most … Continue reading

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