Short sleeved weather has finally arrived! To celebrate (and fill the short-sleeved garment hole in my youngest’s wardrobe) I made a unicorn print dress. Continue reading
This project has earned me some serious kudos from my eldest daughter while simultaneously producing a fair bit of jealousy in my youngest. Continue reading
There was just 1.85 metres of this beautiful silk left when I
fell in love with found it in Simply Fabrics. I’m not sure whether you’d call it a china silk or a crepe de chine as it’s very lightweight and slightly sheer but with a slight texture of shiny dots on matt background. I knew it would be a difficult fabric to work with (complete nightmare) but thought it might work well with the Acton dress from In the Folds. Continue reading
One of the tricky things about sewing your own wardrobe is imagining what a finished garment will look like -deciding whether the style or fabric will suit you. Continue reading
After the long process of finding and fitting a great bra pattern it seems only sensible to make a few in the same style. Once a bra pattern fits well it is actually a reasonably quick (and incredibly satisfying) process to make one. Continue reading
Titchy Thread’s new pattern the Rain Dance Romper is released today from tiny baby to size 4 yrs. I tested the pattern, making a 0-2 month size for my friend’s new baby. I’d been admiring the style for as long as Laura has been developing it, however I initially put it down as a style that would work best for babies/toddlers.