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Happy to be home

About six weeks ago I turned my life upside down & set it down again. But in a different country. Reader: I moved house and country – from Brexit-Britain back to Germany, which I’ve learnt to call home again. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Cuteness overload

What are your favourite lies to yourself? Mine are ‘I’m just looking’ when entering a bookshop followed closely by ‘Just browsing’ when I can’t resist looking at my favourite online fabric shop. Oh yes, and then there is – ‘Look … Continue reading

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Pants!

What do you say when it’s the weekend, you look out of your window, and you see this? “Pants!” Everything about this weather is just pants. It’s not really raining, it’s not really dry, it’s not really cold, it’s not … Continue reading

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Manbag

Men have a conflicted relationship with bags, I find. While only a fool gets between a woman and her handbag, men are wont to stuff their indispensables (keys, wallet, phone) into their clothes pockets and then have to ask others … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia

I don’t even know what made me write that headline. The sheer horror of the song probably. Or the musical. Gah. There is a connection, though, if only tenuous. I recently made a bag called ‘Mia’ and now want to … Continue reading

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The things that are under things #2

My quest to make all my own clothes stops at nothing – not even at underclothes as you could see from my first post on the subject here. Meantime, I learnt a fantastic new skill – namely sewing with fold-over … Continue reading

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Mary, Mary, quite Contrary, how’s your sewing going?

My currenty favourite designer of sewing patterns, Pattydoo, puts out new patterns at an almost alarming rate these days. And sometimes I look at a pattern and decide: no, that one is not for me. And then others make the … Continue reading

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