Before the Palace

I admit, with all the humility in the world, that I make the best omelette that’s ever been made. It didn’t come easily, but after many failures, I finally came upon a foolproof way to make them (courtesy of David Lebovitz’s fabulous cookbook, … 1,269 more words



Last weekend, my Mum came up for a visit, and we explored the Wintergardens in the Auckland Domain. Perfect opportunity to photograph some new makes! 500 more words


Silk Tie Sewing Tutorial

Would you like to try your hand at tie-making this Father’s Day?  It isn’t difficult to make your Dad a tie since the internet abounds with beautiful tutorials and even free patterns for all skill levels!   2,062 more words

Friday Posts

B6169 Moto Jacket in Navy & Smoke

I’ve been intrigued by the moto jacket.  It’s one of those garments I’ve heard fans of the capsule wardrobe call an “essential.”  It pops up on Pinterest over skirts and jeans alike, and every time I see it I think that the woman wearing it looks fantastic, but I’d never even tried one on myself. 735 more words


Post apocalyptic war heroine/fashion design student?

So today was the day of my portfolio review/ open house at academy of art(for sure my new top choice college)!!!!! 😍I absolutely loved every part of it. 200 more words


Medley of Cute Clutches

Fresh for Spring I’ve been busy making these adorable clutches to supplement the wallets in what will be the Sweet Potato shop.  After needing a break from wallet making (because how many wallets can one person make in a 48 hour period really?) I started experimenting with muslin scraps that someone had given me. 336 more words

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