Monthly Archives: February 2011

Dressed in a tribute to Alexander McQueen

    Yesterday I watched ‘McQueen and I’ on catch up and was inspired to pick an outfit reminiscent of one that he sent down the runway in a tribute show to his mentor and muse Isabella Blow, see below: McQueen I found … Continue reading

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Dressed for a trip to Hobby Craft

I’m getting ready for a craft session with a group of Brownies on Tuesday night so a trip to Hobby Craft was needed to buy some brooch backs. In amongst the pom poms and beads I’m wearing Red Herring jumper, … Continue reading

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Dressed for whatever was nearest

I can’t say my outfit is particularly well thought out today as I’ve spent most of the day concentrating on not being sick! I reached for whatever was nearest this morning as I’d promised Lucy, my niece, that we would … Continue reading

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Dressed for the Birthday Boy

Today is a two outfit day as it’s Lyndon’s Birthday and we’re off to the Hare and Hounds to meet Dirty Sue and Graham for a few drinks. This morning I wore a blue and white striped top from Sainsbobs … Continue reading

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Dressed for Voluntary Action Oldham

Here I am at Voluntary Action Oldham where Sian and Alia work, I called in this morning to drop my hairband in with Alia. She loved it so much she popped it on for us to have our photo taken … Continue reading

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Exhibition piece

Here’s the answer guys, this is my exhibition piece which I’ll be dropping off with Alia tomorrow morning. The gorgeous Ashleigh was roped into modelling it as she called at Sue’s just before I left. The idea behind the piece … Continue reading

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Dressed for Dirty Sue’s Sewing Room

As it’s half term and there’s no sewing class this week I went up to Dirty Sue’s for a sewing session. I needed to finish my exhibition piece and knew I could count on Sue for artistic advice. Here I … Continue reading

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What do you get when you cross a leather jacket with a leopard print top?

Well the answer to that is my exhibition piece! Following on from my interview on the craftworks website http://craftworks-textiles.blogspot.com/2011/02/conversation-with-vicky-from-sewabee.html I am now preparing my exhibition piece. As the project is about recycled and ethical products I decided to use a leather … Continue reading

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Dressed for coffee with Nyree

Today was another long lunch but this time with Nyree, I haven’t seen her for a while so we had lots to catch up and she was giving me some great marketing tips for my fundraising. Unfortunately she also gave … Continue reading

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Dressed for lunch with Dad

I have the best Dad ever, not only did he take me for lunch today but he took me for a slap up one at The White Hart. The White Hart has seen many a Sowerby/Ford celebration, not least our … Continue reading

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