Tag Archives: Morley College

How Does It Feel To Be An Over Achiever?

What a week it’s been. As I type, we’ve had 150 donations to the Made Up Justgiving page and we’ve raised over £1600. 60% more than our goal. Hey, how does it feel to be an over achiever? I’m fascinated … Continue reading

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Learn To Tailor – Some Resources

A few people asked me for learning resources for beginner tailoring after I posted about my Burda jacket. So, here’s a run down of what I’ve gathered over the past few years – in no particular order, and with no … Continue reading

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Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers & Tips For Sewing Classes

Hey, meet my Ultimate Trousers pattern from Sew Over It! I’m really pleased with these. They take up a ridiculously small amount of fabric with only four pattern pieces. If you don’t have quite the two metres of fabric recommended by the … Continue reading

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How To Use Masking Tape To Repair Pattern Pieces

Here’s a quick tip for you. Don’t mistakenly cut through the wrong section of your paper pattern! Here’s another quick tip for you. If you DO mistakenly cut through the wrong section of your paper pattern, repair your mistake using … Continue reading

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Interview With Jane Thistlewood – A Creator of Beauty

Here’s an example of the power of social networking – I first saw Jane’s work on Facebook. Her niece is a friend of mine and there was a photograph of Shannon wearing the most intriguing outfit. Of course, I had … Continue reading

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Getting The Best From A College Course

Dress in Progress at Morley College Having completed a term at Morley College, I thought it might be worth posting some tips should you be considering a similair type of course. My term lasted for three months (one three-hour evening … Continue reading

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What Did The Ancient Egyptians Ever Do For Us?

Walk Like An Egyptian This evening I attended a book launch in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology. Book launches sound glamorous but can be awkward social events. You’re there to support someone you know and like, but heck that … Continue reading

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Lady In Red

I’ve never seen you looking so lovely as you did tonight, I’ve never seen you shine so bright, I’ve never seen so many men ask you if you wanted to dance, They’re looking for a little romance, given half a … Continue reading

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