Tag Archives: dressmaking

Floral top

I stitched something! With a 7 month old baby who wants to be held for her naps I don’t get much time for sewing anymore. But my husband is on annual leave over Christmas so I whipped up this little … Continue reading

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Wrap skirt heaven

  I’ve been loving the black wrap skirt I made so much I just had to make another – with a few changes.  This time I decided to do away with the tie closure and use large snaps instead so … Continue reading

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Singlet upgrade

  I’ve got a real fondness for singlets as I really dislike wearing any sort of sleeve in summer. I never bother sewing them as they are too easy to buy but lately I haven’t found any interesting ones. So … Continue reading

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Brisbane sewing meet up

On Sunday a few sewing ladies met up for the first time at the Brisbane Marriott and very much enjoyed chatting, nibbling daintily on high tea, and swapping sewing goodies. It was great to put IRL faces to blogs and … Continue reading

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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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