Monthly Archives: April 2012

There’s lace…and then there’s lace

This is some cute lace I bought on the weekend: And this is some insane lace I bought on the weekend: Lace has been doing the rounds in fashion for a few seasons now but while I’ve wavered over a … Continue reading

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Turning a beady eye on the me-made wardobe

Let’s get down to brass tacks. If I’m going to last a month wearing at least one me-made or refashioned item every day, what resources am I drawing on? Join me in my wardrobe… 3 Dresses: Tiger came to tea, … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May ’12

‘I, Julia, of the secret life of seams, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’12. I endeavour to wear a self-made or refashioned item of clothing each day for the duration of May 2012.’ Phew, I’ve taken the plunge. … Continue reading

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