Tag Archives: V&A

I Can Only Just Winkle Out A Sewing Link!

London is aflame with all things Bowie right now. His new album is out and this week the V&A exhibition on him was launched. There’s a great blog review here. I want to visit with every fibre of my being. I’ve … Continue reading

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Book Launch for ‘Knitting – Fashion, Industry, Craft’

I was determined. I wouldn’t, couldn’t, shouldn’t – I would not buy a book from the launch party of Knitting – Fashion, Industry, Craft. Don’t get me wrong. I was delighted to have been invited, but my bookshelves already groan. So … Continue reading

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A Melody Of Maidens

What is the collective noun for a gathering such as this? A bevy of beauties? A scolding of seamstresses? (True collective noun, apparently.) I think I’ll go with a melody of maidens. All I know is that I spent last … Continue reading

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Come Dance? Ballgowns at the V&A

I haven’t organised a meet-up in ages, and feel a sudden, urgent need to do so. Has anyone been to the Ballgowns Exhibition, British Glamour Since 1950 at the Victoria and Albert museum? Do you want to? I’d love to … Continue reading

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Make Up Roll

I made a roll for my make-up brushes! This was meant to be for when I go away – I get so tired of cramming my brushes into my already bulging make-up bag. But I love this so much, I’m … Continue reading

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