And some more sewing finishes…

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Some of you may remember that I am going back to Indonesian teaching this year. Two cultural icons of Indonesia are batik and wayang kulit, which are Javanese shadow puppets, intricately carved out of buffalo hide. Javanese colours of batik tend to be brown and cream, two colours which do not feature in my wardrobe, but a few years ago, … Read More

Sew What? The dressmaking edition

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I hate photos of myself, so I hope you realise how rare this is… And it’s really hard to get a good selfie… Occasionally I buy around 3 yards of fabric with the intention of making a dress. I have one favourite go-to pattern, and a couple of others knocking around. For the dresses here, I used two patterns and … Read More

Sew What? The Skirt Edition

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While you are recovering, I’ll show you what I’ve been up to lately. This is going to take two or more posts, because I have gone slightly and obsessively mad sewing clothes… The house looked like a fabric bomb had exploded for a while and I churned out 7 items of clothing in a week. Yup, that’s seven. Yes, you … Read More

TGIFF – Earpod case

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There’s a birthday coming up so it was a good excuse to whip something up. But being perennially indecisive, I couldn’t decide which fabric to use. Red? Or pink? These little earpod pouches from┬áDog Under My Desk’s Earbud pouch tutorial are phenomenally quick to whip up. I still can’t decide which I prefer! Maybe I should just let the birthday … Read More