Tag Archives: The Cupcake Goddess

The Okay-You-Were-Right-And-I-Was-Wrong Dress

Alright, so I made a sodding muslin. So my first muslin of the V1183 dress proved that a second muslin was definitely needed if I was going to address the issue of that baggy middle and the gaping arm holes. … Continue reading

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Mad For It

Yesterday I went with two friends to the Quilts 1700-2010 exhibition and the Grace Kelly, Style Icon exhibition – both at the Victoria and Albert museum in Kensington, London*. For those of you who don’t know this area it is … Continue reading

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Spring Scarf Despite The Blizzards

Detail of rolling a hem Karen decides to make a Spring scarf and blizzards hit Scotland. You couldn’t make it up. Undeterred, and inspired by a tutorial that The Cupcake Goddess directed me towards, I steamed ahead. I was in … Continue reading

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Baby steps, baby steps

Is it possible to window shop in haberdasheries? To resist the temptation of a metre or so of something divine? Well, after this evening’s experiences the answer is – yes! I began in Maccullough and Wallis, photographed here. This is … Continue reading

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