self-drafted, Sewing

Leftovers jumper with brown trousers

I really must work on my blog titles! Anyway, I made this jumper with the piece of fabric I bought from Pitt Trading in Sydney to be a shawl collar on my Oslo cardigan and which wasn’t long enough. I am pleased to have it out of my stash, but it’s been a beast of a thing […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel


This sounds very Hawaiian, but it is actually a little activity started by Amanda of the intriguingly titled blog “thankyouforthesuitcase“. We are sewing a blouse from a 1954 Lutterloh book (the blouse at the very bottom left).  Amanda did hers properly with a muslin, I just tucked into a piece of fabric that I could wear if […]

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