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Collared shirt – buttoned up

My collar was constructed in this post. But a collar alone is not a shirt. The rest of the shirt was put together along standard lines. In the previous post I’d used the burrito method for attaching the yoke, and … Continue reading

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I get under my collar..

I need new clothes for work – shirts with a collar and proper sleeves. Something more formal and structured than a t-shirt. I am not good at collars, just never get the finish I want. Soul Craft festival appeared on … Continue reading

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Yet more t-shirts

I needed a few more long sleeved tshirts, Grainline Lark to the fore, again. Long sleeved dark pink linen jersey: Loving the results from my cover stitch machine. Long sleeved pastel pink merino jersey: Finally, one with the sides flared … Continue reading

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Raglan top

I made a raglan top from pale blue fleeceĀ  – not blogged. I used French terry for another one, also not blogged. I used an old Burda pattern which was OK, but needed modifications to work for me. Major mods. … Continue reading

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Everyday stripey tshirts

Everyday clothes, the sort you wash and wear constantly, that always seem to work. Sort of an extended capsule wardrobe. I had a plan to make something for me, each month. I’m even in the Facebook and Instagram groups for … Continue reading

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Trello

I use the Cora app on my phone to keep a record of my fabric. It is good to flick through when I’m away from my collection and I’ve found it useful for reminding me of what fabric I have. … Continue reading

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A new ukulele case – part two

I put some straps on the back, a long vertical one for over my shoulder. It has velcro to keep it together. I also put in a horizontal one which fits over the retractable handle of my equipment case. When … Continue reading

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A new ukulele case – part one

I bought a ukulele some years ago. I bought a soft gig bag at the same time. The zip pull fell off both ends of the zip, then the zipper thing fell off one end. I clearly needed a new … Continue reading

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A bikini for Accordion?

Umm yes. The rash tops I made don’t have bust support, and I need it. And I made swim shorts, and need something up top. One piece swimmers were another option, and originally what I intended to make. I started … Continue reading

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Rash tops

Summer in Australia can be brutally hot and I burn very easily. We migrated when I was 10 and I had my first mole removed when I was 18. I needed a long-sleeved rash top for my holiday in Queensland. … Continue reading

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