Fix-it Friday – Nerdy to Nice Top

I bought this top just for the fabric!  I’ve been looking for some Breton stripe in red or blue for ages without success, so I snapped this top up for $6 when I saw it at the Red Cross Shop in Sandringham Village, with a view to reworking it at some stage.  That was three […]

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Finished – Emerald Silk Georgette Blouse

With little practical sewing progress to report lately, it is good to accomplish one thing and feel a hint of achievement – in the guise of a new emerald silk georgette blouse: This is the one that I hand rolled the hem of the flounce on – Burdastyle August 2009 #117 Blouse.  The fabric is sheer […]

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everyone needs a white tank top, + binding tips!

I can’t do without tank tops during summer, and since it is almost here I thought I would try and replicate my much-loved racer-back tanks from Max – that are now limp, faded and strictly relegated to the painting and decorating wardrobe! Plus, can you believe I don’t actually have any white tops?! I used my knit top block […]

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