I’ve been sewing up a storm lately (as in, the last three years), and almost all of it for me. Bad Fairy. I’m always buying fabric for my wife, sometimes letting her have a say, more often using my superior age and wisdom [ha!] This has resulted in a pretty large subsection of stash devoted … Continue reading Some unselfish sewing #1 bottoms
I was just reading this article on Feistybook. It’s all about new clothing ranges for kids designed to blast through the boundaries of boy/girl clothing. I remember first seeing the signs back in 1986 when my youngest girl was born. Absolutely everything for girls in the local kids’ wear shop was pink. I hate pink. Always … Continue reading ‘Forget princess, call me president’
Bear with me: In January, I hopped onto the ‘Jungle January’ bandwagon via Pretty Grievances‘ blog. I was paired off with the lovely Kate of Fabrickated, and we sent each other jungly fabrics. She’s blogged all about it (and me) here. I had such fun, I ploughed on into ‘Zeb-ruary’, which was just an excuse … Continue reading The Hasn’t-Got-a-Snappy-Theme April collection
And here I am. That’s me, wearing a recent make, Style Arc ‘Dixie’ in silk chiffon and habotai. Hand-stitched no less, as I was worried the machine would eat it! Maths lecturer, Facebook game addict, foodie and sewing fiend at your service. Well, not really at your service, but I may entertain or even on … Continue reading Hello world!