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The Colette Moneta Dress... and some Happy Nine Month News!!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here, and I’m happy to (finally!) announce here that Jose and I are expecting a baby!!

We found out the happy news in March, and told our family and close friends in late April. 1,164 more words

Colette Patterns

Rare Unselfish Sewing: Walden Patterns by Colette Negroni shirt

Sorry, there was a delay in getting this posted as I forgot my Flickr details so couldn’t get to the pictures.   All sorted now and I’ve written them done, so shouldn’t forget again. 594 more words


Knit mono sew

I made the Colette Mabel skirt, using a heavyweight merino ponti knit.  I made size large which ended up being too big, particularly around the waist, so I altered the waistband to make it fit.   218 more words


Galloping Around

Hey there, don’t mind me, I’m just horsing around in the bushlands.

The bodice is self-drafted, yet another attempt in my constant battle to fit a bodice correctly. 287 more words


I've joined the Sorbetto tribe!

I’ve seen these Sorbetto tops a lot in the sewing blog community. A free pattern, quick and easy to sew – I thought it’s about time I joined in. 590 more words

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Summer Dresses - a quickie

I apologise for the slightly chunky gap between posts.  This is partly due to not having had internet access for the best part of a week, and partly due to a commission I’ll be able to share with you in November.  493 more words


My brand new toy!

I can’t believe it, I ordered my little baby on Friday morning, and by Tuesday it was sitting on my dining room table. Quite something for someone as impatient as me! 334 more words