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Flapper dress pattern
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If you haven't a good idea about what to make for this week's theme, you might like to have a look at the website below. I found this for a 1-hour flapper's dress - I've had a play with it and while…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Sep 16, 2011.

100 years of fashion in 100 seconds
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Just stumbled upon this - Fashions over the years along with the dance styles. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by charlotte powell- brooks Sep 12, 2011.

Independent Pattern companies
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I've just come across the following website and was wondering if anyone has tried their patterns.It is an Australian company - Style Arc and the website is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cathe May 24, 2011.

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My sewjo has disappeared. I must have dropped it when I wasn't looking. I hope it turns up soon.

My sewjo has disappeared. I must have dropped it when I wasn't looking. I hope it turns up soon.

Posted on June 4, 2011 at 5:45pm — 4 Comments

visitors, who'd have'em.

I got the huff last night.

I invited my sister over for tea last night as she came interstate for a wedding (not THE wedding - a much better one - our cousin's) and we don't see each other that often.

We got some takeaway for tea as I had had to work late and didn't have time to cook. After we ate, she then proceeded to plonk herself in front of my telly and watch some crap show.




So I went off to my sewing room and worked on this week's…


Posted on May 2, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

patterns and more patterns

Having always been stingy with pattern purchases in earlier time, I think I have turned over a new leaf and gone quite nuts for pattern purchasing.


I'm waiting on two ebay pattern purchases including one bulk purchase which is always a bit exciting because you don't know what will be in there - still, if you get them for a song, why worry.


I also did some browsing at Lincraft on Tuesday (love public holidays!) and got a couple of half-price patterns and now I…


Posted on April 28, 2011 at 9:02pm

Pin Cushions where you didn't expect them.

I was shopping for a few more notions for the Community Travelling Lace and came across a little pattern for pot holders that was rather cute. The packet is fairly foxed, but the pattern has never been used. Interestingly and timely for the Pin Cushion theme of this month I found a little extra pattern tucked inside. … Continue

Posted on April 13, 2011 at 8:34pm

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At 6:49am on March 15, 2011, Milo and Cheese said…
Thank you for the warm welcome Jen.  Happy Sewing!
At 12:53pm on March 16, 2011, charlotte powell- brooks said…
jen i have just seen your st.p day skirt and I'm in love it is sooo lovely.
At 6:13am on August 15, 2011, charlotte tilley said…

You prob already know this but there is a sneak peek of TP's new novel out in Oct on his website



At 5:39pm on November 7, 2011, Barbara Carlon said…
Thanks for the great comments on my dress.
At 8:28pm on January 16, 2012, Krista Finck said…

Jen, have you sent your "madethislook" assignment into Mena yet? I have 3 projects pending and although I hit sent for review it seems to be stuck in pending. Any suggestions?

At 9:14pm on January 16, 2012, Krista Finck said…
Do you have address form? I'm thinking of investing in one in the future and want to get people's recommendations.

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