I have had some reasons to think about the impact I have on students recently. Or more accurately, two of my students have firmly and clearly told me that I had an impact. You hope, when you teach, that you do. There are times that you fear you do not. Each time I talk to… Read More The relationships we forge
They just bought the pattern out in fat Curvy sizes and so I thought I would have another attempt. This one took me significantly longer. I started sewing it in August, and finished in .. .January. This may be related to the level of work stress and fatigue I’d been having. However! I got the… Read More Anna Dress – take 3, the saucy one
This is my first attempt at trousers so I went with simple – no zip, just a nice tie. I went for a relatively heavy black fabric – practical for workwear. I may even add additional pockets! Pockettttssssss… This took a LOT of fabric – the legs look wider than I expected but we’ll see… Read More Trousers!
I thought I’d have another go at the Anna Dress, using a cute poplin that is so soft and floaty. I liked it so much I bought 6 meters, which turned out to be lucky since it took a lot of it! The reason for this is (I discover as I nearly finish the dress)… Read More Anna Dress, take two
So this came as a pack, which was a nice thought but ultimately doesn’t take into account the size I am. Shame but nice idea! Nice fabric, very pretty. I somehow got the measurements completely wrong though and ended up slicing and dicing the final piece to the point where it looks just a little… Read More Cherry Dress
This week is the last week, and talking about putting blended learning into our own context. I was struck by the ways in which we can gather data for Osted, since that is always an issue. I like to hear student opinions, but I did notice that many of the students were technology, and young,… Read More Week Three: Blended Learning
We made face masks for our friends, family and the volunteers I work with. I used this pattern using spare fabric, and fat quarters. But they have been popular and I really think it should become the social norm to wear them.
So this is a pattern from ChrisWDesigns called Coco – it was free when I signed up to their page. I really liked it but had to adapt it a little to my tastes. I tend to prefer a longer strap instead of a short one, and I learnt a lot about interfacing in this… Read More Handbag
I’m doing a little catch up here – I started the course a considerable amount of time behind the others! It asks me to consider the terms transformation and innovation; I really think of disruption and change when we talk about those words. Transformation suggests taking something and making it different but innovation might be… Read More Week two: Transforming Digital Learning
I do like this song 🙂