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Totally local jumper

I’m still pursuing the One Year One Outfit endeavour and I am again going to complete the outfit from totally locally produced materials. I have had my first piece completed for a couple of months now, and felt it was time I blogged it. For once I have produced something eminently wearable and to prove […]

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One Year One Outfit Part 5

This is the last part of my outfit for the One Year One Outfit challenge where we are required to make a complete outfit from only locally produced and processed materials. This time I am able to show you my underwear which bears an uncanny resemblance to the underwear that Wilma Flintstone would wear had […]

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One Year One Outfit final – Part 3

Here is the final (outerwear) garment in my One Year One Outfit challenge: a swing coat. This coat was self-drafted with the help of Sarah from Workspace-FADS and was loosely based on the Tessuti Sydney Jacket (previous make here), but evolved to a point beyond recognition. Here is the only part from the original pattern, which I really […]

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One Year One Outfit final – part 2

The second part of my outfit (part one here) is a corset, of sorts. At least that’s how it started out. However, the whole issue of boning was quite taxing. I had a friend offer to bring me some lamb ribs from her farm. Err, no, I don’t think so. Then there was a whole […]

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