Bias cut cami 1/3

Here I am again! Can you handle it?! Aaaaaanyway… After deciding to do SWAP last year, I knew it was unlikely I would finish within the timeframe and actually I could care or less. It was just a really useful way to identify and fill a wardrobe gap. Finally, here is the first in my … More Bias cut cami 1/3

SWAP 2017.

So I think I am going to do this SWAP (Sewing With A Plan) thing. It’s pretty exciting, I’m not going to lie. Thanks especially to Steph and Kate for the encouragement to take the leap! Firstly I was thinking about entering because I thought it would be fun to do. I was trying to … More SWAP 2017.

Pants pants pants.

So after the last Papercut Pattern debacle, I am pleased to announce that we have forgiven and forgotten and that my new PP garment, the Guise Pant, and myself have registered for wedding gifts at Bed, Bath & Beyond. I really, really love these pants because, well, #pants and the cut, and the absolutely beautiful, … More Pants pants pants.

The Blanche Dress.

I was recently in a production of A Streetcar Named Desire. I got to play Blanche, probably the character I have most wanted to play my entire adult life. Hashtag bucket list. I also decided it was a good opportunity to make a dress to wear as a costume, and I had the perfect pattern … More The Blanche Dress.

Mint Green Dream.

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.

Salse Verde.

You may remember that I was given a fabric voucher for The Fabric Store from a friend for my birthday last year. Well, the other piece of fabric I purchased was this very cool Italian fabric that was a bit like something you would see on a 70s deck chair. It is the most delicious … More Salse Verde.