Kimono’s have been trending for a while and I’ve probably missed the boat but I still love so why not? So many choices, go Geisha or Boho? I had a perfect silk blend fabric in my stash that said “Geisha”.
This is my “Daisy Duke Blouse”. A little bit country and little bit grunge.I made it for the Burdastyle Ultimate Member Model challenge. The deadline for the challenge is today and I just finished sewing on the buttons this morning. Nothing like leaving it all to the last minute!You can vote here if you like […]
Happy Esther, I mean Easter! Couldn’t help myself….I hope you are enjoying your break. We have visited my in laws who live in a little town on the East Coast of Victoria. Gorgeous wild beaches and plenty of bike riding to be had. What I particularly love about visiting is that my Father in laws wife […]
Tessuti are currently running a sewing competition using their fabric called “Gridlock”. You can sew anything you like using this fabric for your chance to win $1000! Sounds great, so of course I went online and ordered a couple of meters. I was in the middle of sewing my Hot Summer Rose outfit when the comp […]
If you are like me and a wee bit on the short side, you will most likely need to hem most of your jeans. Even though I am a sewer, I dread doing it for some reason. Perhaps it’s the mundanenus of it. But hemming jeans to fit is a cinch and you can save […]
Happy New Year! We spent the New Year at Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula with our friends. The boys were so excited to be seeing there special friend Mischa. I have given Mischa a few home sewn projects in the past and she has absolutely loved them. When someone get so much joy it’s not […]
This is my latest project which has been a learning process. I decided I wanted to draft my own pant/jean pattern as I haven’t done a lot of drafting since I studied it about 15 years ago. All of my blocks were made to my measurements (pre kids) back then so I think my body shape has […]
It’s always hard to find fun and funky stuff for boys.There is plenty of great fabric but the patterns are very basic and daggy.You need to use your imagination alot! I picked up some polar fleece from Spotlight a while ago which I thought was kind of cute. It has a black background with different […]