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Michelle Pye June 6, 2017 0

Balenciaga Exhibition at the V & A Last week when I was on holiday I went down to London for a couple of days.  Whilst I was there I visited my second home, the V & A museum to see their latest exhibition on the fashion designer Balenciaga. If you

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Michelle Pye May 22, 2017 2

Tailoring, Speed or Traditional? Is a question I’m always being asked about. To start with what is the difference? Speed tailoring is a form of tailoring using fusible interfacing’s. Traditional Tailoring is as the name suggests a form of tailoring using traditional canvases. Which one should I use? My answer

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Michelle Pye May 3, 2017 2

Unfinished Projects.. I’m feeling rather smug about my sewing at the moment. I carried on with the theme of finishing up all my unfinished projects & the dress in this picture which only needs hand finishing is the last one. The list I have done is far too boring to

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Michelle Pye April 6, 2017 0

Chatsworth House Exhibition. I spent a rather wonderful day at Chatsworth house last Sunday. The House Style: Five centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth, is well worth a visit. I was in my element. All the beautiful rooms at Chatsworth have been turned into a fashion museum. There are all sorts

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Michelle Pye April 5, 2017 2
The Boys gather. Photography Course

Photography Course. Last Friday I sneaked a day off from the shop. I had booked a photography course at Hammerton Zoo in Cambridgeshire. We started out bright & early to get to this fantastic little zoo. After a brief safety talk where we had to sign a waiver form, (just

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Michelle Pye April 5, 2017 0
result of finishing off

Results of Finishing off. Posting to the whole world that you are going to finish off projects certainly focuses the mind. I did manage to get a few projects finished. My sister, as usual came off better than I did. I finished her a top to go over trousers. This

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Michelle Pye March 22, 2017 0
Finishing off

I’m declaring the rest of March to be finishing off month. Now we have done at the NEC things are going back to normal instead of everything being focused on what we need to do for the show. I had a look in my workroom which is badly in need

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Michelle Pye March 20, 2017 0

Day 4 NEC – Sewing for Pleasure Sorry we didn’t get around to posting this last night but we were very tired!!! Two very tired people turned up this morning to run my stand. The show seems to have gone by very quickly, but it is very tiring being on

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Michelle Pye March 18, 2017 0

Day 3 NEC – Sewing for Pleasure We got into the show quite early this morning & as promised yesterday I took some photo’s of the costumes from The King’s Speech. The one which really caught my eye is the coat with the hugh fur collar. Have a look at

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Michelle Pye March 17, 2017 0

Day 2 NEC – Sewing for Pleasure This morning started at little smoother no problem with blowing the electrics, but the iron we have been loaned decided to have water pouring out of it instead of steam. Managed to keep the flow away from the plugs under the table! It

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