Monthly Archives: March 2014

Make-up bag

How is it that I don’t own a make-up bag already?  With impending travel it was time to get sewing. I found this fabric at Spotlight ages ago and always intended it to be a make-up bag. It is a … Continue reading

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Daytime ensemble for travel

A couple of years ago there was a Valentino exhibition in Brisbane. All the information sheets for the outfits said either “daytime ensemble” or “evening ensemble”. The phrase stuck, I love it, it sounds so grand, and now here is … Continue reading

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Slouchy shirt

  And a close up:         New favourite shirt. I hardly have any button ups (just one other) but have decided they are great. I was going to make an Archer for the first time but then … Continue reading

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1927 sewing patterns

Check out this magazine I found at Paddington Antique Centre! This advertisement has what I think is the funkiest outfit that would be very wearable today.    

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