Tag Archives: thinky thoughts

A blanket, and nostalgia

Hello from darkest Yorkshire! By the time this post goes up, I will – all being well – be ensconced in a Girlguiding bunkhouse for the weekend, gamely attempting to keep 14 under-10s fed, washed and diverted for a whole … Continue reading

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Gaps

Two things in the sewing blogosphere have recently had me thinking about gaps in my wardrobe, and specifically gaps in my home-made wardrobe. One is the Colette Wardrobe Architect project, ongoing and in its last stages; the other is Me-Made … Continue reading

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Top 5s for 2013

I’ve been sewing all through 2013, but only started blogging about it in July, having discovered the sewing blogosphere and all its wonderful people. So now that the Top 5s of 2013 post meme has started going around, my list … Continue reading

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“Only bring one bag.”

This was my mum’s advice before we headed off to sunny (well, it was sunny, although sunny in that clear wintry way where it is also absolutely freezing) Harrogate for the Knitting & Stitching Show 2013. The idea is that … 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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