My Aeolian love affair begins!

Although it’s taken me oh, at least six months to make this pattern, I am completely in love with it, and am already lining up fabrics for more. I first came across Pattern Fantastique when Nita Jane emailed me at Stitch 56, asking if I’d like to carry her patterns in my shop, saying she was introduced to me by […]

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 | 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 […]

The Craft Sessions

The Craft Sessions

I’m so excited! In a few day’s time, I’ll be attending The Craft Sessions weekend workshop in the beautiful Yarra Valley! I’m signed up for both Saturday and Sunday classes with the fabulous Sophie Parslow who writes a great blog called Cirque du Bébé. On Saturday, she’ll be teaching us the ins and outs of making the […]

Vogue Patterns 8609 in Liberty Tana Lawn – Kate Ada

I made this blouse awhile ago, and although I had blogged it back then, the post got deleted when I revamped my site last year. I want to include it here in My Sewn Wardrobe, so I’m writing it up again. Sorry if you’ve already seen this. It’ll be mostly pictures.   This blouse is […]

My new old gold evening purse

Florentine II by Robert Kaufman

Our cousin’s daughter was getting married in Sydney, at Luna Park (should have seen how everyone eyed us all up and down as we walked with other wedding guests through the park in all our glitz and high heels!), and I’d just bought myself a fabulous little black dress with a lovely breezy dark navy […]