Wow, hello blog pals, it’s been a while. The last time you saw me I was rolling around in front of my Christmas tree in velvet and now here we are in a heatwave. It’s true, all us Brits are shocked, that this summer has been true to the poems and postcards instead of the … More We weren’t expecting you- A Named Patterns Reeta Dress
I have been very clear in the past about my vices. These are the type of weaknesses that are unavoidable to me and creep into every area of my life. I have done my best to control the urges and I will be the first person to tell you that it’s unhealthy. …I am addicted … More We all have vices, but I can blame most of mine on Jem and the Holograms
This one is an easy but hugely time consuming customisation for yourself or a space cowboy in your life. I’m going to be honest, I didn’t really think this one through, I just steam-rollered in with very little thought for the man hours. Anyway, as I’m sure you know denim shirts are back in a … More Some people call me the space cowboy, some people have stopped calling as I’m still doing this goddam project.
I have a loiterer- I’m sure you have them too. This is the item or project that lingers in a pile with great intentions and every time you do a clear out headed for the charity shop, it goes in the bag, then out the bag, back in the bag and then out again. I … More The Loiterer
I really enjoy learning new skills and thanks to the internet you have no excuse not to. The inventor of the internet Tim Berners- Lee, chose not to monetise his creation, because he was so committed to the “levelling of knowledge”. He had a dream that with the wonder of the world wide web, the … More Signed, sealed, delivered.
‘The Wedding Date’ is a film starring Deborah Messing and Dermot Mulroney in which he gives up his morally questionable, but probably very lucrative career as a male prostitute, after he falls in love with Deborah Messing’s character, who asks (employs) him to come to her sister’s wedding, to make her ex-fiancee jealous. Jeremy Sheffield … More The Wedding Date.
Another item on my craft list for my Mum’s wedding, was a present for the Bride and Groom. I have written previously about my occasional hesitance to give homemade gifts and considering the bride and groom were already surrounded by my handiwork at the reception, I was worried there’d be a little over kill on … More Hammer Time!
Ok. I had to make bunting…but it was for a very, very good reason. My Mum got married to a lovely chap- congratulations Mr & Mrs Whaley!!! I’ll give you a quick rundown, but then let’s not talk of the matter further. 1. draw a triangle template. 2. cut (approx.) 27193 triangles from a selection … More An Exception to the Rule.
Firstly- I wish you all a whole bunch of festive cheer, I love Christmas time and usually it signals a time of year where I stick glitter and ribbon to anything or anyone who gives me even the slightest of smiles. However this year has been a little different as work has stepped up a … More Tis the season for emotional blackmail.
So I was having a rather dreamy browse at the net-a-porter site not long ago; this is an exercise of torture I often participate in, drooling at beautifully cut and embellished clothes. I have recently been trying to concentrate more on my clothes and create a style and colour palate to stick to, instead of … More Tell me about it…stud.