This week is my fifth wedding anniversary and in honour of that, check out this spunk! My husband is awesome. He is very creative and loves that I sew. He even helps me with fit and finish (oh yes – he is a very patient man too!) He is a gun tennis player and commissions … More Love All.
This is a slightly longer story than I usually tell. Bear with me. A couple of years ago I bought a very expensive silk shirt with horses on it. It made me very happy until the dye bled all through the underarm area (overshare alert: I seem to have Acid Rain strength sweat). I took … More Neptune Rising: Another UFO sighting.
Subtitle – More Adventures in the Universe of Trouser Tailoring. Last year I made a very exciting and significant purchase. I kid you not, this book has changed my life. It was not a cheap purchase, given that I had to get it shipped from the US but the sheer amount of information contained inside … More Mint Green Dream.
The lovely Linda over at Remake Remodel Recycle has nominated me for a Liebster Award. It goes a bit like this: the Liebster nominee must – Thank their nominator Show the award on their blog Answer 10 questions asked of them Ask 10 questions to up to 10 new nominees (who have less than 200 … More Award season.
I am a huge fan of all things 20s and 30s. So I had a fabric-gasm when I found this fabric while in Adelaide with my talented sister. Given that I pretty much LIVE in pants, I immediately thought of some 30s style, wide legged, pants that would be suitable for boating in the French … More All Aboard the Deco Ship.
Over at The Monthly Stitch, February’s theme is UFOs – in sewing terms Unfinished Objects. I have to confess I was a bit ho-hum about this theme as I didn’t have any UFOs lurking – or so I thought. A little bit of lateral thinking led me to my mending pile which, although not huge, suffers … More Mars Attacks! Invasion from the Red Planet.
This is an actual true story guys. You know it’s a kick ass bookclub when someone turns up one night with two rubbish bags full of vintage clothes from an elderly friend’s wardrobe clear out. It was a very democratic and gracious process as to who got what, but I scored some sweet treats! In … More Everythings coming up(cycled) roses.