Tag Archives: Sewaholic Thurlows

Tales out of Anchor

The preceding three costume posts were all for the same game, Tales out of Anchor Event 2, held at YHA Langdale in the first week of February. Here you see the finished outfit. My entire character, never mind the outfit, started with the tailcoat, which … Continue reading

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Knee breeches

I made these for Tales out of Anchor, an indoor LARP for which the kit brief is approximately Regency with touches of 1930s China. For the same costume: frilly shirt. * The ultimate ancestor of this pattern is the Sewaholic … Continue reading

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Pink!

I’m not dead! Sewing’s been slow, though, thanks to dentistry – I’ve had three wisdom teeth out in the last month and do not quite trust myself to operate the go-fast-and-stab-things machine when dealing with dental pain and/or dental painkillers. … Continue reading

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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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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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Stash Skirt

This was not a planned project. This was the impulse product of a frenzied Saturday afternoon at the craft table – I was restless, I wanted to make something already (I was halfway through cutting a pattern that’s too big for my craft … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Trousers

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club is coming to an end. Come September, we’re kicking off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my new character … Continue reading

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Arranging the blocks

My fabric stash, while I do my best to contain it, is still taking up all the available storage space (one small bookshelf, one small cupboard, one cardboard box, many bags) and threatening to expand. I am trying to keep it … Continue reading

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Jeans!

I am one of those people who practically lives in jeans when not at work, and so when my go-to pair of black jeans showed signs of finally giving up the ghost a couple of months ago, it was clear … Continue reading

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Trouser the lot of ’em!

So in the last waistcoat post I mentioned that it had originally been scheduled to blog alongside the matching trousers, but this had not happened because the trousers in question had also not happened. The trousers are another set of … Continue reading

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