Lady Skater Dress | A Sanctioned Copycat

It was almost a year ago that I first came across Sophie from the well-read “Cirque-du-Bébé” blog. She had just posted her stunning pics of her Lady Skater dress, a pattern I’d been thinking about making. She’d used a gorgeous chocolate-brown knit from The Fabric Store. After emailing Sophie to ask if she minded my […]

MMM14 Update plus a little baby news!

Finally! After waiting and waiting and waiting. Due Date + Nineteen Days of waiting! We now have a darling new little grandson! He was born last Sunday in the afternoon. On Mothers Day – perfect, yes? My amazing daughter had stuck to her guns, and allowed her baby to say when he was ready to […]

MMM14 | Day 4 – Archer Shirt

Last night, I went out for dinner and then on to the movies, wearing my Grainline Studio Archer shirt. RTW dress, and everything else. Tonight, I’m going to tackle the first of my skirts I am making for MMM’14, the red linen. First task is to sort out the pattern pieces, and lay them out […]

MMMay14 | The Plan

MMM-14

Most of my sewing over the past months has been, appropriately so, for spring/summer wear. Not so much for autumn/winter, which is upon us right now here in Melbourne. So last night, I spent some time pouring over my pattern collection, working out what I really need in my AW wardrobe (which is pretty much everything!!), and […]