Monthly Archives: October 2013

UFrOcktober take 4

Do you know when you have a project in your mind, and you know exactly how it is going to look and it is going to be the most fabulous thing ever and then you finish it and it is … Continue reading

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UFrOcktober take 3

It seems like aeons since my last post – howy’all doing? So – hands up who remembers when it seemed you couldn’t turn on your computer without seeing a new version of the Butterick Walkaway dress. When was that 2009?2010? … Continue reading

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UFrOcktober take 2

¬†warning: if poor photography offends you, please look away now. This post contains several scenes of offensively poor photography. If I am ever asked what I would like for a birthday gift my answer is obviously “Oh you needn’t bother” … Continue reading

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UFrOcktober take 1

Do you like what I’ve done there? I’d been thinking of having a month to tackle some UFOs, and as most of mine seem to be dresses Frocktober seemed to be the perfect month. UFrOcktober? Geddit? (I’ve been waiting an … Continue reading

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Robson Trench – finished at last

First of all I wanted to share the news of my recent good fortune. About a week ago I opened my email to find a message from the lovely Louise over at A Make Parade¬†telling me I had won a … Continue reading

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Robson Trench – day 10 progress

Sleeves! Buttonholes! After a long weekend away I returned to the trenches (sorry!) today and as well as inserting sleeves and adding (mostly successful) buttonholes I have hemmed and trimmed and removed any stray basting stitches to tidy up the … Continue reading

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Robson Trench – days 8 & 9 progress

It’s all about those things that make a trench a trench at the moment. I have been sewing the flaps, attaching the flaps, making the collar, attaching the collar, making the epaulettes, facings, sleeve tabs, sleeves; topstitching all over… As … Continue reading

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