Clock This! #1

Reconstructing History #1031, 1910s Peplum Skirt. Clock fabric from Dunelm Mill, quite pricey [£10/m] AND I had to go back for more as I didn’t buy enough the first time round.  Poop. It’s beige, which of course isn’t very me, but it’s a lovely weight, rather linen-like in texture, and, well, I dunno, it hooked … Continue reading Clock This! #1

Monthly Making

2016 in pictures I make this 45 garments [I thought it would be more, but hey-ho, some were extremely time-consuming] 11 for Dawn, 4 for other family members…and 30 for me.  Ahem.  Selfish sewing alert!  Of that thirty, only 6 items weren’t steampunk or dress-up.  Hilarious! On the extrememly positive side, I don’t think I’ve … Continue reading Monthly Making

Lolloping along

I’m actually propranol-olloping, which isn’t anywhere near as bouncy as it might sound.  The doctor upped my dose of beta-blockers a week ago, to ward off the stress related migraines that my job is giving me.  I’m finding it pretty hard to adjust, and feel bone-weary, and often light-headed and dizzy.  Fortunately, we’re into exam … Continue reading Lolloping along