Monthly Archives: May 2012

MMM ’12 day 24 to 30…the final furlongs…

Day 24: Wearing: Polka dot Tova; Topshop burnt orange draped skirt. Day 25: Wearing: Pop ya collar top; skinny blue jeans. Cunningly I’ve been on a training course the last few days so no one knows that I wore the … Continue reading

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Blooming kimono top – Salme Patterns Kimono top pattern

There’s big love for independent pattern companies and I think that makes sense given the audience. If DIY-ers won’t embrace creative people cooking up their own businesses and designs then who will? Salme Patterns has been mentioned a few times … Continue reading

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MMM ’12 day 22 and 23 – Return of the ghost flesh

Wow, we’ve skipped Spring and gone straight to Summer. And a tabloid-style SCORCHER! at that.¬†Hence the return of the ghost flesh (my legs) which spends the majority of the year in cloistered confinement (my tights). Most of the UK is … Continue reading

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MMM ’12 day – where did week 3 go?

I fell off the regular blogging wagon with some aplomb. But rest assured, I’ve still been MMM-ing. Let’s start with something underwhelming: Day 15: Wearing: my new striped Renfrew top; wide-legged trousers. But damned if I could take a photo. … Continue reading

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MMM ’12 day 10, 11, 12 and 14

Day 10: Wearing: French mustard top; H&M wide-legged grey trousers. Day 11: Wearing: flocked wallpaper skirt; Uniqlo shirt. Day 12: Wearing: polka dot Tova, New Look green skinny jeans, vintage powder blue mac. Day 13 was spent partially in me-made … Continue reading

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Polka dot Tova stars in MMM ’12 day 9

Wearing: Polka dot Tova; high-waisted wide-legged Topshop trousers. *Sigh.* How do I love thee polka dot Tova? Let me count the ways…or maybe blog about them, counting won’t be that informative. First off, these are some nicely drafted pattern pieces. … Continue reading

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MMM ’12 day 8

Hot pink and raspberry? BRING IT. Wearing: hot pink Sorbetto, vintage raspberry wool jersey skirt, black skinny belt and turquoise pendant. Ah, the Sorbetto. Of course I had one hiding in my wardrobe! It’s written in the sewing blog contract … Continue reading

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