Tag Archives: V1183

MMJ16 – I Feel Famous!

That’s odd. My keyboard feels really sticky. You guys haven’t seen anyone using my office, have you? Anyway! Look, isn’t it amazing – I’m actually not wearing my Lisette today. Oh Lisette, I love you so. Hang on, why are … Continue reading

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Legally Red

My family and I went to see Legally Blonde – the Musical at the Savoy Theatre yesterday, right next to the newly renovated Savoy Hotel: This was a great opportunity to give the V1183 dress a test run. I don’t … 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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I Got It Bad, And That Ain’t Good

  Unable to sleep, I got up at 3.30am to work on the V1183 dress. (I still haven’t confessed this to my boyfriend, who slept through the whole sewing storm. Will he wonder why I’m face down in my dinner … Continue reading

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The Keith Richards of Sewing

‘It’s great to be here. It’s great to be anywhere.’ Did any of you come across the latest classic quote from Keith Richards as shared with Jamie Oliver? Apparently, he had to ask his kids to stop eating meringues in … Continue reading

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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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The Nearly Dress

Bad Dress or Detailed Muslin? Okay, I seem to be psychologically incapable of making a muslin. I have thought and talked about this to no end. I still can’t decide what it is stopping me. Impatience? Perfectionism? A stubborn streak? … Continue reading

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Butterick 3354 Giveaway Results

My favourite stall holder It’s time to announce the results of my Butterick 3354 Giveaway. (Actually, it was time yesterday but I forgot.) I was really impressed by the variety of answers to my question: What is your favourite childhood … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2512 Take Two

Remember me? As is my wont, another make on a pattern I’ve already used. Remember ‘She Reminded Me Of Blue Denim‘, worn to death since the day I sewed my last denim stitch? I decided to make this skirt again … Continue reading

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