That Summary Feeling…

Yes, it’s that time of year again, and I’ve been enjoying everyone else’s summaries and best/worst lists, so I need to buckle up and get on with my own.  I’ve spent a couple of hours listing my posts, doing some numbers, and totting things up, and surprised myself somewhat. Numbers I’ve blogged far fewer posts, … Continue reading That Summary Feeling…

A touch of class…

No, not that… …my sewing club returns for a new start! Last year, I gauged enthusiasm for a sewing club at my new school, and found staff and students alike were quite enthusiastic.  I eventually trialled it as a once-a-week lunch club, and it ran successfully for the rest of the year, numbers fluctuating from … Continue reading A touch of class…

Giving the Bird

Well I had planned to do some sewing this weekend, but between marking (mock) exam papers and folding origami cranes, I got nowhere near the sewing room. Why the cranes?  Remember my daughter is getting married in August, and she had the idea of using the ‘lucky’ 1000 cranes as decoration, so I got roped … Continue reading Giving the Bird

MOB-ility

The fabric samples for the MOB dress just arrived, and I don’t think I’m any closer to making my choice than before!  ‘Shades of blue in silk chiffon’…and there we halt. I ordered 6 samples, which were over-priced enough to discourage me from wasting more cash on them.  The dress is made in multiple layers … Continue reading MOB-ility

Bulletin!

Several posts are in preparation, and my blogging is becoming ever more erratic, so I thought I’d do a quick post, just to touch base. The red cashmere coat is underway [well, I spent some time prepping the pattern, doing a tissue fit and an FBA.  Then I decided I didn’t like the boring one … Continue reading Bulletin!