Pink Kimono Sleeve Top

After making my Boxy Crop Top with Kimono Gussets, I decided I needed another one! I made this pink one exactly the same, but shortened it slightly and widened the neck to a boat neckline (which probably should have been a bit wider in a perfect world). I popped this on after work to do […]

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Reward for Effort

I remember a blog post a few months ago where I may have grumbled a little about how much extra time I had to work to complete a project I was ‘assigned to’. I threw myself into it with gusto, however most other things in life suffered. Things like Dinner, Sleep, Family, Housework, and Running! […]

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Boxy Crop Top with Kimono Gussets

I’m so short of tops to wear to work at the moment – you know the situation, when you have clothes but nothing seems to look right together.  Lately I’ve been feeling the need for more cropped tops to co-ordinate with high waisted bottoms, and when Carolyn recently posted a similar styled top she made […]

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New Year, New Inspiration

Happy New Year to you all – I hope whatever you were doing it was wonderful! We visited my parents in the South Island for a few days over Christmas. It is such a beautiful place that we always like to hire a car and do a few road trips into the backcountry. This year […]

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5 Sewing Tips for December

Last month I mentioned how handy it was to chalk the wrong side of your fabric when cutting, to easily identify the right and wrong sides. Well this month I rediscovered this photo, where I have gone a step further and nicked the corners to help identify the ‘top’ of a pile fabric: In this case it […]

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