Tag Archives: make do and mend

Flamingo: The new power print

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So, armed with my new flamingo power, I’m ready to take on the heat in my lovely cool Megan dress. Continue reading

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Mini midweeker – well, you want to see the beachwear, right?

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I’m about to combine both of my hobbies and make a top from fabric that looks like Neapolitan ice-cream! Continue reading

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Nets and pom-poms beach combo for a tenner!

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Very high crowns on tall, thin women look ridiculous…Short plump women should never wear large brims. They look like mushrooms in them… Continue reading

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Days 29 & 31 – The final countdown…but the fun continues!

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…and it goes with my little yellow jacket! Continue reading

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Days 25 & 27 – I ate all the pies and only cool babies wear bandanas

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Whoops – the dangers of a fabric with no obvious ‘right’ side. Continue reading

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Day 19 (plus one) – Skirts and scones

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…countless rethreading of the sewing machine, LOADS of unpicking, a million swear words and 99 G&Ts. Continue reading

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Day 17 – The wedding dress

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There’s never any need for any woman to ogle any man. Ogling only puts the men off. It scares them away. In fact, the faintest flutter of an eyelash should be enough. Audrey Hepburn. Continue reading

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