Monthly Archives: February 2012

Look! Here are some people who actually sew!

My Macaron dress pattern is still sitting folded up on the top of my chest of drawers. I am going to trace it this week and by the weekend I am cutting a toile. Perhaps if I commit this in … Continue reading

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Dressaholic: Novelty Prints (well, actually just a whole lotta cat prints)

Last time, my dress-crush was on frocks with peter pan collars. This time it’s the world of novelty prints. These prints just seem to lift what are incredibly simple shapes and styles into something much more. Here’s one I found … Continue reading

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Pinterest made me do it

Do you use Pinterest? (I was going to say “Do you Pinterest?” but it isn’t a verb and my other half has read ‘Eats Shoots and Leaves’ and would probably kill me). Anyway – I do, but it’s like a … Continue reading

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Scones for my inner old lady

Warning: there are gratuitous shots of scones in this post. Just be aware. Somedays I need to channel my inner old lady and bake scones. Then, in keeping with the scone-situation, I drink my tea from a cup and saucer. … Continue reading

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Dressaholic: Peter Pan Collars

Don’t you just love Wikipedia? I was sat here thinking about how much I love Peter Pan collar dresses… then I looked at a picture of Disney’s Peter Pan and he didn’t seem to be actually wearing a Peter Pan … Continue reading

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