Monthly Archives: September 2013

An experimental palette

I have never ‘had my colours done’, and to be entirely honest the concept of having a ‘personal palette’ and ‘building a wardrobe’ around a particular set of colours still makes me cringe inwardly a bit. And yet here we … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out

Partner & I went to Skipton last weekend, visiting his parents. I didn’t bring the camera – a terrible oversight, as the weather was lovely and the woods were eminently photo-able – but I did bring a capacious bag, as … Continue reading

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Dramatic Byrony

This post marks what I feel is one of those little rites of sewing passage, or at least it was for me – first time using a Burda pattern and therefore, by necessity, adding my own seam allowances. Spoiler: it … Continue reading

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Another waistcoat

It’s getting cold here. Yesterday, I finally caved and put the heating on (only for an hour when I get home from work! It’s so dispiriting coming home to a freezing flat …) which always feels like a Big Thing … Continue reading

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