Friday, August 16, 2019
Vika - again!
Brooding landscape? Check. Freezing Irish weather? Check. Kind of frightening ruined castle? Check. Can a snuggly warm handknit be a ...
Friday, June 07, 2019
Simplicity 8014 Shirt dress
Give me an S! ESS! Give me a H! HAITCH! Give me an I! EYE! Give me a... oh dear, this is going to take all day. Quick, say it with me now: G...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Embroidered tulle dress using Butterick 6086
Embroidery? Sheer tulle? Grosgrain ribbon waist? Oh baby, take me there! I saw a RTW version of this dress when scrolling through fab...
Monday, May 06, 2019
Vintage Simplicity 3069
What do you get if you cross a vintage pattern from the early 1960s with cool faux leather coated woolen fabric? One totally rock'...
Friday, April 26, 2019
There was wind. There was rain. There was one very misbehaving shoulder petal. But fear not - photography conquered all! I think th...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Vogue 9100 and vintage Simplicity 3470 mash up
Before we start, I would just like to say that no dresses were harmed, splashed with salt water or got flecked with sand during this shoot. ...
Friday, April 12, 2019
Simplicity 8594 and really bad rhymes galore
Summertime in the city, And all I can think of is pretty dresses and Liberty. So with no lack of perspicacity I give pattern and fabric p...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Frocktails 2018 Dress
Frocktails! It's bigger than the Grammys, Emmys, Oscars and the yearly dinner for the Queensland Philatelic Council! Usually much much t...
Monday, October 08, 2018
Vintage Butterick 5033
Have you ever had that feeling where you walk into a fabric store, and suddenly you are stopped in your very tracks by the most perfe...
Monday, April 23, 2018
Vintage McCalls 7920
I took my daughter to the doctor recently, in order to have a pesky wart on her knee burnt (stay with me - it does have relevance to all thi...
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