It seems a long time since the beginning of the year. I thought I had made a good start, getting the sewing space organised and some sewing done, but January threw some unexpected obstacles to the sewing journey, and I only just got back to it last week. The sewing space has also undergone further … Continue reading Nora … the first.
So, after all of my waffle about what I achieved - or not - in 2018, I have finally made it to my choices for 2019. My sewing journey has been influenced quite a lot by all of the information and opinion sharing towards the end of last year on sustainability and Slow Fashion. I … Continue reading Looking forward at last….. Makenine19
Last year was the first time I put together a Makenine, and I only actually identified 6 specifics, leaving three spaces for TNT's or wildcards. I think that on the whole I did quite well. I started with the Blackwood cardigan, and even had it cut out before New Year's Day. I had that made … Continue reading Looking back again…… how MakeNine18 panned out.
It's been a long time! My last post was in October! Crickey! Well, it's been a busy couple of months, what with moving, and then straight into Christmas. We are, at last, in our own house, after ten years of renting, and half of that time spent in flats (apartments) which were VERY snug. So, … Continue reading Making progress and a new beginning
I haven't really kept up with this and so I will be working on it through to November. I have got up to week 3 - the question of whether I have the wardrobe I need, or whether there are things missing. That's a very relevant question for me as I undergo the transition from … Continue reading Slow progress with Slow Fashion October
This week I have been made aware more than once of the impact of fashion on people and the planet., and it is not the first time that I have felt the need to think carefully about key issues around clothes buying and clothes making. I started blogging around about 18 months ago which was … Continue reading Sustainability and Slow Fashion October
It's been an eventful Summer! In my last blog I described the making of a dress to wear for my retirement party. Well, I am now well and truly retired..... I loved the feeling on the first Monday in September, when I didn't have the first day of term stress! But lots has been happening … Continue reading Summer 18 round-up.
Yes, I know! It's the middle of June, and I've only got round to the blog about May. I won't bore you with the reasons - just the usual stuff about work and being busy etc. etc. You've heard it all before! It has given me time to explore my thoughts about my experiences with … Continue reading Me Made May musings – the late edition.
I haven't blogged about anything I have actually completed since March 30th and it seems such a long time ago. I have been sewing, however, and so it's time for me to catch up with myself. I have, in fact made three things... Two more Scouts and another Blackwood. Am I hung up on these … Continue reading A tale of two garments – Makenine 2018
So, it's here again - not that you would think it from looking outside at the rain, or listening to weather forecasts about the snow. It was last week when I started reading about people gearing up for May, and making their pledges. The sun was out, it was tee shirt time, and I discovered … Continue reading MeMadeMay…Plans and Pledges