Happy New Year 2017 (Goodbye 2016, the year that wasn’t)

I have actually managed to pretend 2016 didn't happen at all on this blog.  I had a vague urge to write something just before Christmas when I could see the full twelve months of silence rising up to meet me.  And then didn't.  The last post I started was on January 15th 2016 where I … Continue reading Happy New Year 2017 (Goodbye 2016, the year that wasn’t)

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Merry Christmas!

There are so many things I have been wanting to write about but I have been a Christmas misery this year.  For the first time in my life I had to work Christmas day.  I LOVE Christmas. But this year the run up to it just kept on reminding me that I would spend the … Continue reading Merry Christmas!

The amazing deconstructing reconstructing ‘T’ Dress!

I have been making progress on my Japanese sewing adventures.  Mainly thanks to the (now nearly blunt) unpicker which came with my sewing machine which (rather pointedly!) has 'JAPAN TECHNIX' stamped into its shaft. It has been a learning experience.  But now clipping and flipping is in my neckline toolkit.  It's probably a lot easier … Continue reading The amazing deconstructing reconstructing ‘T’ Dress!