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Month: August 2017

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

I’m currently on holiday exploring London Town and last week (I got sidetracked in posting this sorry all) I went to the brilliant V & A museum. I wanted to go to view the fashion collection but also to see the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition that is currently on. If you live in England, have an instructor in fashion or sewing you should make the time to go and see this because it’s brilliant. Here is the description of the…

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On Being Scared but doing things anyway (Summer Party at The New Craft House)

On Being Scared but doing things anyway (Summer Party at The New Craft House)

One of the really crappy things about my mental health issues is that I’m so risk adverse. So afraid of taking chances. Of making mistakes. Of doing something new. And on some days not leaving the house. For those who follow me on Instagram you will have noticed I’m currently in England on holiday. England has always been a safe place for me and I was scared to come here as I didn’t want that to change. I didn’t want…

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Arielle Skirt

Arielle Skirt

I’ve finally sewed something again. And since I’m in London using free wifi this will be a brief post. I’ve made a skirt (well 2 actually but I haven’t worn the other one yet so will add photos in later) It’s the Tilly and the Buttons Arielle Skirt. This was a wonderfully quick make. The first one took me an entire morning but the second came together in about 3 hours. This skirt is great to fit and as mentioned…

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Moving (or why did I did this to myself again?)

Moving (or why did I did this to myself again?)

I’ve been absent here of late. This is due to the fact I decided to take up a new role which involved a house move. Now as someone whose ability to handle change, due to ongoing mental health issues, isn’t great I decided to just jump into the deep end. My new job (which I’m loving) also involved a move 2hrs down the road to Warrnambool. And as is moving jobs and home wasn’t enough as you will have noticed…

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