Category Archives: misc

Beauty, etc.

Several years ago, Wizards of the Coast released shiny new corrected editions of the core Dungeons & Dragons sourcebooks. This prompted the GM of my weekly D&D group to, having bought the new copies, generously pass his old 2003 copies … Continue reading

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One Week, One Pattern

So way back I signed up to be part of One Week, One Pattern – the sewing blog challenge where you wear an iteration of the same pattern every day for a week. “First week of September?” I thought. “Easy. … Continue reading

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Liebster!

The Geeky Seamstress nominated me for a Liebster Award! It seems to be one of those things of which the origins have been lost in the mists of Internet, but the general principle is that it’s a way of prompting … Continue reading

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Somewhere to put the fabric

There is a subset of clothes with which the goal of the exercise is to display this fabric on yourself, and the actual garment is just a way of getting it there. This is a tiny corner of my favourite … Continue reading

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“In Stitches”

Over New Year I visited my folks in London, which was always very pleasant if something of a shock to the system (going from my peaceful one-woman flat to a house of eight people of whom the youngest is 10 … Continue reading

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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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Hello world!

I stumbled on the wonderful world of the sewing blogosphere not too long ago (via links from the Guardian, where Karen of Did You Make That? now contributes, and it was probably inevitable that I would end up starting my own … Continue reading

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