Kwik Sew 3422, Mark

Failed resolutions

January was supposed to be my stashbuster month with nothing new at all added to my collection, including fabric, patterns or notions. Well, 10 days in and I found myself, with a friend, in the vicinity of Potter’s Textiles. What’s a girl to do? Visit of course, with firm resolve! Hah! I fell off the […]

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Kwik Sew 3422, Mark

U is for uxorious

Hmm, uxorious – it means excessively fond of one’s wife, and Mark was quite fond of me when I made him this shirt. Remember this fabric? It’s the same as my pixellated dress and Mark had expressed a desire for a shirt in the fabric. I did manage to squeeze enough out of my leftovers […]

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Archie, Kwik Sew 3422, Mark

F is for Fiorente*

Flushed with success from previous efforts, I offered Mark another shirt. I flung open the doors to my cupboard and said: “pick a fabric, any fabric”, and he picked… (drumroll here) flowers! Tiny pink dimity printed flowers in a beautiful cotton lawn! Really? Are you sure? Oh well, at least I won’t have stripes to […]

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cooking, Kwik Sew 3422, Mark

Another shirt for Mark

Sorry for such an uninspiring title, but it’s late and I can’t think of anything ­čśë My friend S and I went off to Potter’s and bought a few remnants and this is one of them, some lovely blue striped, cotton shirting, which I turned into a shirt for Mark using my old friend KwikSew […]

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Kwik Sew 3422, Mark, Op shopping, Sewing

A trio of shirts

Just so you know, I have been really busy in the sweatshop! Mark came home from Hobart with orders from his parents, which included socks and a shirt. I have knitted the socks and dispatched them, and now I have completed the shirt for Mark’s father – who was very taken with┬áMark’s┬áversion. This is KwikSew […]

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Archie, family sewing, GCC, Kwik Sew 3422, Op shopping, Sewing, Tom

City shirt

I made a shirt for Tom from some fabric which has a city skyline on it. ┬á┬á I bought the fabric at Potter’s last year, and really had no idea what to do with it. There were two remnants and I had given one to Bridgette, Tom’s girlfriend. In order to make the shirt I […]

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