OWOP, Sewing, Stashbusting

OWOP day 7 and roundup

Today is the last day of One Week One Pattern and I have enjoyed the challenge. I might have enjoyed it more had I not challenged myself to two patterns, but oh well! Today I’m wearing a new White Russian, which can’t really be described as it is multi-coloured and I stupidly decided to embellish […]

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OWOP, Repurposed, Sewing, Stashbusting, vintage

Recycled Vogue 1247

My friend Thelma gave me this lovely camel coloured stretch fabric when she made her donation to my stash last year. I saw it as a coat and made it into this vintage jacket. Unfortunately it was a disaster! It was too stiff. I unpicked the whole thing and tucked it away. Then Repurpose, Reuse and […]

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OWOP, Sewing, Stashbusting

White White Russian

Ever since making my first White Russian I have been wanting to make a white one. For no reason except I liked the concept of a white White Russian!   Having made it, I wasn’t certain that I liked it. It was rather… white! Excuse the pose here, I was watching some parrots go mad in the tree. […]

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OWOP, Sewing, Stashbusting

OWOP* day 1

*For the uninitiated OWOP stands for One Week One Pattern which is a challenge whereby the challengee (me) has to wear a garment a day made from the one pattern. I had a great deal of trouble choosing my pattern – would I go Vogue 1247, of which I have six, or would I go […]

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