The marking is DONE for another year, the holidays can begin! I’ve had two days in my new workplace, and it’s going to be GREAT I just know it…they actually have a staff well-being programme! Blimey! So tomorrow I will be getting on with some sewing, snoozing, and getting the maths out of my brain … Continue reading FINALLY!
I have been nominated by the lovely [and wonderfully bonkers] Kim, The Material Lady Thanks missus [and we need to arrange a playdate SOON]…be warned folks, this is a LOOONG post. “Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one … Continue reading Blistery Mogger
McCall’s 5056, in tropical print cotton lawn, and a recycled duvet cover [ancient, cotton or poly-cotton, no idea!] This pattern’s been languishing in stash for ages. I bought it totally on impulse, no doubt attracted to the somewhat 70s vibe of the line drawing. I always prefer patterns with drawings, they have so much more … Continue reading Flower Power
The Westwood skirt is almost done [blog post already written, have some patience will you?!] and so it’s only right that I’m planning and plotting to get a nice big batch of stuff cut out ready to sew in the little bits of time I’ll snatch from my marking season. Florals: I’ve had this pattern … Continue reading Making Plans…not for Nigel, for me!
Designin’ December 2017 Why not? I’d already planned to use the silk velvet Poiret-style evening coat I made for our wedding [and never wore] to make something glamorous to wear in colder weather. I’ve already bought a cape pattern from Truly Victorian. I decided ages ago to make a muff [insert bad taste Carry-On style … Continue reading Cape F’Here