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Pig-headed: adjective, stupidly stubborn

The grey one. Dark grey. No, grey. THE GREY ONE! This was me, jabbing a finger at the brown and white polka dot jersey. A clever salesperson is one who doesn’t point out that the customer is a colour-blind idiot. … Continue reading

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The 1 Hour, 35 Minute Top

You know those really annoying recipes that promise you a meal in 15 minutes – and two hours later, you’re still stirring the risotto? Or the sewing pattern that claims this is a 2-hour make, only for it to take … Continue reading

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A Mini Too Mini For Me

So, this is my Breton top – with a spot of variation. I love Sew U Home Stretch! The book has you take basic blocks and just adapt them. The neckline became square, the main sections were lengthened and slightly … Continue reading

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The Breton Top

This top is inspired by two fellow Sewists – Scruffy Badger and So Zo. As you can see, this is a close duplicate of the top Scruffy Badger recently made, using the book Sew U Home Stretch. I really liked … Continue reading

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