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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

A sewing hiatus (or how to sew when you can't sew)

As the saying goes, you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone – in my case, I didn’t know I loved my tiny sewing space in the corner of the bedroom until we moved. 584 more words


Stripy Colette Wren Dress

This month for my Minerva project I chose the Colette Wren pattern and some stripy black and teal Ponte Roma to make it in.

The Colette Wren dress is a pattern which I hadn’t really noticed much, until Me Made May came along and I saw a few cute versions out there.  97 more words


Long length Colette Mabel

Just a quickie this time! I’ve made a few of the normal Colette Mabel skirts in the shorter length. However, the longer length pattern has curved front seams which unfortunately when I made it up didn’t look particularly flattering (it probably didn’t help that it was in some crazy cheap metallic jersey knit)! 108 more words

Feminine Grunge with Grainline Studio's Lark Tee and Colette's Zinnia Skirt

The ’90’s are back in the fashion world and I am so stoked. I like the mix of feminine and grunge, so I had to make an outfit to pay homage to my teenage years. 126 more words

Finished Projects

Moneta So Me

Hi! Me again, with another Moneta! I know, I know, I’m sorry… I think I’m Obsessed or possessed or something…

Anyway… After making it here and here and hacking it here… I saw this fantastic glasses fabric from… 201 more words


New top: Colette Aster in rayon

Hello! It’s been a while. After my furious burst of sewing a few weeks ago, the pace has dropped off as I’ve been knee-deep in wallpapering, painting and furniture rearranging territory (as you may have seen on Instagram with my lemur wallcovering. 1,292 more words