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Biscayne blouse with sleeves

The biscayne blouse really has become my favuorite pattern – I have five of them now. But I knew that I’d need to add some sleevesĀ  to turn in into a year round type of pattern. 265 more words

A Colette Zinnia Skirt which Needs an Honest Opinion

I may need some help to determine if this make is going to be a contender for Fail February or not. Friends, please help!

I had pretty good luck with the Colette Zinnia Skirt since I wear the heck out of the… 225 more words

Finished Projects

The Botanical Blues Dress

When I first started sewing, I was obsessed with trawling through op shops to find fabrics, patterns and other notions. In those early days I picked up a fair bit of rubbish which has since been re-donated, but this little piece of fabric has survived in my stash for almost 8 years, waiting for the perfect project. 571 more words


Colette Mabel Skirt

My first autumnal make of 2017 is another Colette Mabel Skirt. I’ve made a summery stripey one before, that I’ve found so comfy and easy to wear that I had to make another one for the fast approaching colder weather. 367 more words

Things I've Made

New shirt: Colette Negroni shirt for men

My husband is resolutely a t-shirt kind of man. Which is something of a shame, as he looks splendid in a shirt, particularly a short-sleeved one. 1,557 more words


Moneta by Colette Patterns

Hello all!

When I was growing up, my dearest Mum occasionally made my sister and I clothes, for special occasions or little sun dresses. She had (and still has to this day) this amazing brown and orange Husqvarna Viking sewing machine which one day I hope to inherit, and a Brother overlocker (which I never understood how it differed from a sewing machine until recently). 232 more words


Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday is here, but with a twist. ;)

Recently, a friend contacted me asking me to help her with a very special project. She sent me a picture and asked if I could recreate the dress so she could pose as her younger self. 408 more words

Completed Sewing Projects