India holiday highlights

If you’ve been following my travels through India, you will have seen where I’ve been, but I thought I’d put together a traveblog with some new photographs and perspectives as a response to the several requests I’ve had for more. And a warning: this is a very media heavy post and also very long. Our […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel, vintage

1947 Vogue cocktail dress

I’ve had this Vogue pattern for a goodly while and decided to make it to take on holidays with me. As usual the sizing was all wrong for me, so took it to my pattern making class for the alterations. As the title of this post claims – this is a 1947 Vogue pattern (Vogue […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Another pair of wide legged trousers

I loved my original pair of wide-legged trousers so much that I made another pair, this time from quite a crisp cotton drill that I bought in Spotlight last year . These are as lovely to wear as the first pair, but they are quite different. Unlike the first pair, they don’t have much drape, […]

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