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influenceviafairness

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influenceviafairness

The fairer you are, the wiser you become. Fairness means to be unprejudiced, equitable, impartial, objective, dispassionately examining, and open-minded. Fairness is a concept with two characteristics to be judged by each individual for her/himself to be fair or unfair towards others. “Being fair” is a mentality which takes multilevel thinking practices to gain wisdom: Being fair starts with being objective. Being objective means you are not influenced by personal feelings, interpretations, or prejudice; but make judgment or decisions based on unbiased fact. Relative objectivity is a continual process in which we skirt the edge of what is possible. In...


Knit Yourself a Skirt with the Hopeful Skirt Pattern

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Knit Yourself a Skirt with the Hopeful Skirt Pattern

Have you ever knit a skirt? I’ve knit a dress but not a skirt by itself, but the Hopeful Skirt from Handmade by Kunbi is making me think I need to change that! This skirt has a great (and easy … Read More...


Aisyah Aziz, Kimberly Wang and Edward Russell On Their Personal Heroes

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Aisyah Aziz, Kimberly Wang and Edward Russell On Their Personal Heroes

Men’s Folio cover stars Aisyah Aziz, Kimberly Wang and Edward Russell on our second of three August ’21 covers, wearing TAG Heuer. Kimberly Wang is wearing a TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 in stainless steel case with matching bracelet; Fendi Silk-blend wrapped bandeau blouse, wool tweed skirt; Dior CD metal rings Kimberly Wang — The woman who believes in generosity and it starts with being kind to herself. “I’m a creative spirit and sometimes bound from one idea or challenge to another a little too quickly. I also need some encouragement when it comes to learning how to do technical...


My Wedding Dress - The Lace Sleeves and Collar (Part Five)

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My Wedding Dress - The Lace Sleeves and Collar (Part Five)

Sleeves. Sleevils. Tricky little buggers.I wanted to avoid them as long as possible, so I didn’t really bother mocking up my wedding dress sleeves.Ok, I made one sleeve mock-up. I didn’t like it so I abandoned the pursuit of perfecting a sleeve pattern all together and just ignored the fact I wanted sleeves on my wedding dress until it was actually time to make and attach said sleeves. At which point, I formulated a plan.I wanted full, flared, cap sleeves. Similar to this inspiration image.To get this shape, the hem of the sleeve needs to curved. There was just one...


Sew Reporter – 1st August

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Sew Reporter – 1st August

Hello sewing pals! Welcome to this weeks round-up of new patterns, sewing inspiration and a dose of stitching-related things to keep you entertained. Whether we have rain, shine or a bit of everything, we’ve got plenty to keep your weekend filled with your favourite hobby. Have a great Sunday everyone! When Lilly’s review popped up we all got very excited… a sewing project for GARDENING! It’s actually the dream make and is going straight to the to-sew list (we are avid gardeners too!)! Lilly used the popular Harlene dungarees by Merchant and Mills to stitch up this practical garment, we think...