Repurposed, Sewing, Sewing retro, Stashbusting, Travel, vintage pledge

1972 swimsuit and the Blue Lagoon

  I took these new bathers to Iceland and wore them in a sauna at The Volcano Huts, Thorsmork. I have had this pattern in my stash for a little while, and it was part of my prize in the 2014 vintage pledge and was donated by the Selvedge Shop. It is Simplicity 5027. I made […]

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The Iceland snowfields

We did a couple of excursions to the snowfields and they are truly spectacular. Archie took most of these photographs so I cannot take much credit at all. Firstly, the waterfalls: these were all taken in the south of Iceland, around Porsmork I do love a good waterfall How is this? We had to put on crampons […]

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Photography, Travel


  The next stop in our travels was Reykjavik, Iceland. Reykjavik at Christmas is a magical place. There is snow and fairy lights abound and the above and below drone shots show the prettiness of the city in winter. Tom and Archie are those two little figures in the foreground, and they are standing on a […]

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