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Top 5s for 2014: Hits

It’s 18th December already, which is just ridiculous; I’m sure Hallowe’en was only about a fortnight ago. Anyway, it’s time for what has become an annual tradition in le sewing blogosphere – looking back over the year in sewing, and picking out … Continue reading

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V1419: IT IS DONE

I started this at the beginning of November and hoped to finish in time for the end of the #V1419sewalong on the 17th. I didn’t. I then promised my mum I would have it ready to show her when we … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Jerkin

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club came to an end in July. On September 21st we kicked off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my … Continue reading

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V1419: Toile and trouble

To be honest this post is mainly for my benefit and future reference – I find it’s easier to work this sort of problem out if I write it down. Comments/suggestions very much welcome though! So on a mad whim … Continue reading

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“D’you want to know how I got this jacket …?”

Once upon a time in 2008, I was browsing a charity shop for something good to wear for Hallowe’en, and I saw the jacket. Knee-length, shiny purple. And of course I bought it, and I wore it to the Fab Café Hallowe’en … Continue reading

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I put on my robe and wizard hat

Another new character, another epic kit project. This time it’s my partner’s new character, a wizard, and a proper spectacles-on-nose, fussy, bookish wizard at that; the only thing he’s missing is the badger-losing beard, as in our setting at least … Continue reading

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