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Sewing and Manga

Can you remember the first thing that made you think: ‘I could sew myself clothes!’? I’ve been thinking about this for the past couple of weeks. I often talk about the first thing as being a friend’s declaration that she was making herself a dress to wear to my brother’s wedding, but thinking back, that… Continue reading Sewing and Manga

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Reading: The Raven Cycle

(I can’t find the source for this – if you know where it’sfrom, please let me know) I have a lot of loves and passions and hobbies. Obviously, there’s sewing, which is primarily what I’ve blogged about before. And coffee. Coffee is pretty much the thing that keeps me going on tough days…well, on any… Continue reading Reading: The Raven Cycle

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Me? Mad!! May! Catch-up: Days Five and Six!

Phew! Me? Mad!! May! is difficult! I mean, sure, doing stuff that scares or intimidates me on a daily basis is pretty hard work, but also, trying to remember taking photographs where possible, and keep up with the blogging… yeesh. I’ll have you know I’m a pretty lazy person! I’m most definitely a lazy blogger, and… Continue reading Me? Mad!! May! Catch-up: Days Five and Six!

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Me? Mad!! May! Day Four: Trying New Things

Unfortunately, it’s Me? Mad!! May, so I have no choice! I have definitely noticed that there are certain ‘types’ of sewing patterns that I’m automatically drawn to – casual, relatively clean lines, classic and versatile. If I don’t think it will go with many other things in my wardrobe, or unless it can be worn… Continue reading Me? Mad!! May! Day Four: Trying New Things