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    Excuses Sewers Tell Themselves

    Posted by on May 17 2011

    Sometimes, I’m not entirely honest with myself.  I say things like: “I just have button holes to finish on this project.  It’s OK to start something new.” “I’m not in the mood for fiddly right now.  I want to make something quick and easy.” “I’m using stash fabrics.  That’s got to count for something…” Unfortunately, […]

    Sweet Swiss Dot for Spring

    Posted by on Apr 13 2011

    Despite being swamped by end of term marking, I’ve been taking regular breaks in the sewing room.   I find the change keeps me fresh (and sane!) and I’ve made some adorable spring and summer outfits for my niece. None too fancy, mind, and mostly separates since that’s when she’s at her most comfortable.   […]