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mandy saunders
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Neglect and change
Wow my poor little blog has been neglected. I can't believe I haven't posted since June. My how time flies. There has not been a great deal of sewing being done. I lost my drive to do anything. I'm not quite sure but I think the reason may be that I just ha...
Neglect and change
Neglect and change
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Winter wonderland
I know here in Sydney, Australia, we have a very mild winter and it doesn't last too long but it does feel chilly for a while. After the extended summer that we had , and the longing for cooler weather, it has arrived and of course my sewing is not done. Sy...
Winter wonderland
Winter wonderland
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The endless summer
Summer keeps on going on in Sydney which is lovely in some respects but I do struggle with humidity and temps over 30c in April. Anyway I wanted a loose summer dress just like the dresses on Lazybones site which is where I bought the fabric from. Terrible p...
The endless summer
The endless summer
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Style Arc Harlow top
I started making  Style Arc Harlow Top   last year and then I finished it in January but the weather was too humid to wear it. The top will be a great trans seasonal piece. My main problem is taking the photos anyway here it is  I love this fabric. I bought...
Style Arc Harlow top
Style Arc Harlow top
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Birthday Top Simplicity 8124
Hello greetings from humidity central. This summer has been so humid and uncomfortable. Although we just had a week of cooler weather. Personally I have not had a great start to the year, first my knee and then a flu/virus that knocked me for 6. I was in be...
Birthday Top Simplicity 8124
Birthday Top Simplicity 8124
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New Year and new ideas
I don't know about any one else but I find it difficult to rein in my ideas. I have too many ideas and then have trouble starting any, certainly a weakness however not a total disaster, too many ideas is a better option than none at all. This January I have...
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Just Do it!
Can't wait to start. I need to work out a plan for my summer wardrobe. The weather has been hot and humid and I seem to be lacking cool comfortable dresses and tops.  A bit scary a whole year without purchasing clothes but if you don't try you will never su...
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A new start
Can hardly believe it is so long since my last post. I didn't sew much this year and photographed even less. I had a temporary promotion and was head of our faculty, which was a great experience but longer hours and more work so sewing suffered, I did love ...
A new start
A new start
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Stripes and sleeves
Sewing has been slow but I have sewn a few items, yet to be blogged and photographed. I thought I would try with a new top. My inspiration has come from RTW striped tops. I really like these striped tops. I love the loose shape and the loose sleeves. When I...
Stripes and sleeves
Stripes and sleeves
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An Indian adventure
I spent the last few weeks in India at a friends son's wedding. It was an exciting event in so many ways and India is a confronting destination in so many ways. As sewers and fabric lovers India is a paradise. I wore 3 different saris for the wedding. The f...
An Indian adventure
An Indian adventure
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