Friday, June 26, 2015

Back home

Apart from showing you two fabrics at the end, this is a non sewing post. My inner battery has reloaded, it’s been a lovely holiday, even if the weather wasn’t always cooperative. Also no inclination for blogging (apart from the one post in the first week), though I intended to, but normal life was far away, which is a good thing in my opinion.

We went to the south of France, due to family circumstances shorter than we planned. These pictures are from a walk we did there.

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On to Italy, where our children joined us for a couple of days. They were all about making non-standard photos. So here’s my family. Some of you might remember pictures of my daughter in a jacket I made for her when she was 14. She’s almost 22 now and nearly finished her studies. My son is 19 and doing a traineeship with a radio station for his studies. I’m quite proud of them.

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A picture of mr Sigrid too, and a proof of me wearing the dress I made ;).

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The view from the Torre del Mangia in Siena (400 steps up).

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On the way back we were in Germany and there is where I bought two remnant pieces of fabric. I’ve hardly been looking for fabrics as I’ve so much that still has to be sewn, but one can’t resist a good bargain, can you?

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Above a lycra which will be used in lingerie, below a cotton/silk blend (Vogue is printed on the side), just enough for a summer top. The fabric was very much “me”.

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Till next time, with some proper sewing stories.

6 comments:

  1. Welcome home and thanks for sharing your photos. Nice looking family!

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  2. What a great vacation! I like the unexpected poses, they are fun. Your family is lovely.

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  3. How nice to see the beautiful sights and your lovely family! It makes me look forward to our vacation in August. Those fabrics are so pretty.

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  4. Looks like you had a relaxing and very nice vacation. Where in Germany did you visit?

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  5. Great photos! Looks like you all had a lot of fun.

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