Tag Archives: Miss P

Refashioners 2013 – A Purple Patch

A couple of months ago, Miss P invited me to be part of a refashioning challenge, along with nine other Sewists. She sent me the above charity shop find. That’s right – an oversized shirt in heavy purple velvet. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Painting And Waxing A Chair

So, what did I get done this weekend? Well, I painted and waxed one of my chairs! If you want to do this yourself, check out Miss P’s blog post here. Lord Sheraton beeswax is one of the best products … Continue reading

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Renovating Furniture – The Miss P Way

Do you read the blog, Miss P? You should! I can’t even recall how we stumbled across each other in the blogosphere, but I was so glad when she joined us for the Fabric Fandango last year. I knew we’d … Continue reading

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Save Me The Waltz

So this has been the area behind my desk for the past week or so. I know, shameful. The same jar of coins that bought me my overlocker also stretched to a dressmaker’s dummy. Various boring delivery hiccups that I … Continue reading

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I’m A Refashioner!

Remember this post when I hinted at (well, paraded) some secret sewing, after the arrival of a very special parcel? Now the cat’s out of the bag. Miss P is hosting a group refashion – five bloggers over five days … Continue reading

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Lovely Leigh and Precious Portia

My day started in the City, setting off from London Fenchurch Station (which has the cleanest toilets I’ve ever seen in my life). This is the Lloyds Register of Shipping: I took my knitting on the train with me: I … Continue reading

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