Tag Archives: V8667

MMJ22 – Libraries. Where Shhhh Happens.

The good news: Stella agreed to be my Me Made June Stranger. The bad news: She was late returning her book and I was forced to issue her with a 50p fine and a telling off. Only joking! Stella was … Continue reading

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How To Hem Wool Tutorial

As you may have noticed, I like working with wool. Correction – I LOVE working with wool. It hangs extremely well, is gorgeous to the touch, cuts like a knife going through butter and generally behaves itself. The only very … Continue reading

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It Just Doesn’t Add Up

It was half term last week at Morley College, but I didn’t have time to hang around. I cut out my pieces for the V8667 dress, using the pattern pieces I’d adjusted with masking tape. I started to sew together … Continue reading

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The One Where Good Undies Count

Me, my toile and my tutor. It’s all about meeee!!! Okay, birthday’s over. (Thanks so much for all the good wishes.) Back to school for final adjustments to the V8667 toile. Lessons for trying on a toile in class: 1. … Continue reading

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Toile-Tastic!

Is there any greater reward in life than to come home and climb into your (handmade) pyjamas? Forgive me if I write this in my casual attire, but it’s been a helluva two weeks. With various family and friends staying … Continue reading

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From Me To You, To You To Me

It’s all about lessons this week. First off, check out the scarflet one of my knitting students has just completed: Check out those buttons! I am impressed on several levels: Look at how neat that knitting is. This is Miriam’s … Continue reading

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