Category Archives: general ramblings

“Purple isn’t period” A quest

Anyone who like me loves the colour purple and involved in anything like the SCA┬áhas probably at one time or another been told, “but purple isn’t period. ” or the old classic, “only royalty were allowed to wear purple.” Well … Continue reading

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Coverciere/partlet nearly done

I worked steadily on my new partlet yesterday for around 6-7 hours, I am really slow at hand sewing but it’s coming along! Just need to finish sewing on the edge trim and finish the construction work and she’s done! … Continue reading

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Re-interpreting an old pattern

When I make a piece I usually use a previous pattern and tweak it to make it fit better, a new shape neckline or waistline. This usually is within months of each usage at the most. Today I have pulled … Continue reading

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I have been sewing really I have….

well Christmas and the following months are always quite busy times for me and now it is April already and I have not updated as regularly as I should! I have been sewing quite a bit and now I have … Continue reading

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hmmm how very slightly annoying and alarming…

Well I have been updating again, but I find there is a 2 year gap in my arts and sciences documentations. Now I know I entered pieces but can’t recall what they were and I can’t locate the write ups … Continue reading

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Sorting, searching and uploading

It is taking quite a load of time to sort back through several hard drives for all the SCA stuff I’ve done since joining back in 2007! At times it’s a wondrous journey of re-discovering things I had forgotten, and … Continue reading

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Here I am!

Welcome! Welcome to my little website about my adventures in sewing rather random costuming items. I will try very hard to update this on a regular basis.

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