My blog used to be called Alexandra and the Cuckoo Clock, over on blogger. But when I decided to move blog platform, I also decided to change my blog name. So here we are, at Coffee and Clementines. Two things that fuel me pretty much constantly, whether reading, sewing, working or anything in between!
It’s been a while. About 15 months actually! Last time I posted, I was a bit undecided about blogging in general, and clearly that shows because I then didn’t post anything for over a year. Last spring, I was feeling quite ambivalent toward blogs and blogging in general. I felt a bit of a disconnect… Continue reading Oh Hallo!
He looks pretty grumpy in this photo, butall the ones where he’s smiling are blurry! This shirt is long overdue in pretty much every sense of the word. I bought the fabric and pattern LAST October to make a shirt for Mr Cuckoo’s birthday, but er, his birthday came and went with no real progress… Continue reading Finished: One long overdue Negroni shirt for Mr Cuckoo!
SourceThis image has nothing to do with anything really, it came up when I googled ‘sewing dream’ and I HAD to use it because a) amazing image of sewing room and b) IT IS FROM A COMPUTER GAME. ’nuff said. This morning, in between about 4:30am (when I woke up with a jump thinking ‘Crap,… Continue reading I dreamed a dream…..(of sewing magic!)
Hey-lo! Do you ever realise that you’ve challenged yourself to a little TOO MUCH, but you’re just not willing to give up on any of it? That’s me at the moment, I’m sad to say. I’ve been trying really hard to form better habits lately, and to knock bad habits on the head. For instance,… Continue reading Teal Lace Dress – One project too far?
So, as I said in my last post, although I have been doing some spring wardrobe sewing in the past month or so, I haven’t really been feeling up to documenting it! This weekend however, it’s been such lovely weather (finally!!) that I finally decided to bite the bullet and get some photographs taken of… Continue reading Finished: Blue Floral Sureau Dress!
Wow! Has it really been a month since my last post??? How did THAT happen? Well, I guess I know how it happened, but I just hadn’t realised that it had been a whole month! Let’s face it, a body in motion tends to stay in motion, but a body who stops blogging tends to… Continue reading Maybe Manageable May!