Summer White

You might recognise the pattern for this top! I made it a couple of years ago in burgundy silk dupion, and it has literally worn out. I missed it so much that I made another – this time in a gorgeous embroidered cotton silk. Can you believe I don’t have any white tops in my […]

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Snake Print Safari Shirt

Sometimes the best fabric purchases are the ones you never intend to make – like when you go in to Spotlight to buy a mint coloured cotton knit for a t-shirt, and walk out with a khaki green python printed rayon instead. Oops! I usually only buy fabric with a vision in mind, and for […]

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Spot the Difference :)

It’s official – I am a hoarder. I can’t throw anything out, not even remnants. If something can be made from it, it is stored away for future use. Even small pieces that could potentially make a bra cup. So now you can imagine the size of my fabric collection… There are disadvantages to this […]

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Whoops, I made Jeggings!

Pattern Scissors Cloth Ash Jeans

My black Levi’s Mile High Super Skinnies are such a well worn item in my wardrobe that I decided I could do with a second pair, so I tried out the Megan Nielsen Ash Jeans pattern (which is mid rise) and used a poly/viscose/elastane twill that I had on hand. The results were great but […]

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Amethyst Lace

Very happy with my latest lingerie set, which is made from some delicate ivory lace that I dyed amethyst. The intention was to dye a few elastics to match some silver grey lace, but when I saw the colour was not coming out as I intended, I decided to throw more materials into the pot […]

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