Sewing

Rubbed off tee shirts and other things

For years I’ve been wearing a red tee shirt that I love but finding the pattern I used to make it has eluded me, so I decided to rub off a new pattern. In the process I remembered that the red tee was itself rubbed off a ready to wear black one (Visage if memory […]

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A nearly handmade Christmas, 2022

Between my sewing and the Cricut I figured that this Christmas would have a lot of handmade elements, and so it was. Here are a few. Mark did very well this year. I made him two pairs of speedos from checked fabric scraps left over from my bathers. Just in the nick of time apparently […]

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Issey Miyake challenge

Megan (meggipeg.com), Katherine (sewblooms ) and I caught up for coffee the day after Issey Miyake departed for that great atelier in the sky, and we decided that it would be lovely to make one of his patterns to pay him homage. We went home and started digging and we each found that we had […]

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Playing Cricut

I couldn’t resist this, as “cricut” is pronounced “cricket” and I know people who actually think I am playing the game! Of course I’m playing with my Cricut cutting machine and I have had a great deal of fun. When I got it I thought the majority of my making would be with fabric and […]

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