Author Archives: humphreyeleanor

Taking a break

I have not alluded to this too much on here, but I have been struggling with illness for a while now. It has become clear that I need to take some pressure off myself, and therefore I have decided to … Continue reading

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Teal and Peacock Demi drape top

The full credit for inspiration for this top goes to Jenny over at Cashmerette who made a lovely version of the Style Arc Demi Drape top which totally sold the pattern to me. About the time these two gorgeous viscose … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer 2015 sewing plans

I thought I would do a Spring/Summer sewing plans post as doing one in the autumn helped focus me on my sewing priorities. Over the past few years I have sewn quite a few dresses, and over the last year … Continue reading

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Navy Jade ponte skirt

Wow, my current run of projects is all boring solids. I hadn’t planned this, it was just the way the dice rolled. If you are falling asleep in the face of overwhelming navy-ness, the good news is I have been … Continue reading

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Navy wool Myrtle dress

Over the past few years as I have done more and more sewing I formulated a loose theory that there are many styles of clothing that I avoid like the plague in RTW clothing, because they just wont fit, such … Continue reading

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Kitschy Coo Toddlers dresses

My niece turns two soon, so I thought I should make her a present. I decided on a couple of dresses. I wanted them to be knit dresses for comfort and practicality. With this in mind I set off in … Continue reading

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I need to talk about the Great British Sewing Bee

So the Great Britsh Sewing Bee is over for another year, and while I loved having some sewing on my TV every week, there are a few things that are starting to grate. Winners First of all, ‘they was robbed’. … Continue reading

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