Tag Archives: Clothing

Making do and mending.

As with any family, we pass our clothes around. From friends, to friends, from older sibling to younger sibling. At any given time there is usually a stack of clothes somewhere waiting for someone to grow into them. Except for … Continue reading

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No new clothing pledge!

Hey everyone! It’s the first day of a new month, and I wanted to share with you a little idea I had when I was mindlessly shopping in one of those urban wastelands also known as a shopping centre a … Continue reading

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The search for the perfect T-shirt – Part 3

The great t-shirt pattern hunt is on, using 3m of interlock I picked up from the local thrift store. Contender 1 was the Blank Canvas T-shirt from 3hourspast.com. See the pictures and post here. Contender 2 was the Burda Start 3197 T-shirt.  … Continue reading

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The search for the perfect T-shirt – Part 2

The great t-shirt pattern hunt is on, using 3m of interlock I picked up from the local thrift store. Contender 1 was the Blank Canvas T-shirt from 3hourspast.com. See the pictures and post here. Contender 2 – Burda Start 3197 T-shirt.  Time … Continue reading

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The search for the perfect T-shirt – Part 1

After looking through my T-shirt drawer, I discovered that many of my shirts were a little worse for wear, and I was avoiding wearing a few of them because they were just that little bit too short. Don’t you just … Continue reading

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