I thought this doozy of an ‘end of 2018 make’ deserved its own post. (Excuse some of the photos, I wanted to show process stuff and some of the images are a bit shabby!) The inspiration for this outfit was varied but mainly came from the fabric which had been in my stash since 2016 … More The Silver Mermaid Tuxedo
Finally I am blogging one of 5 unblogged SWAP items I have made over the cold months. More to follow when weather gets properly warmer and I have seen the beautician to remove my winter coat 😉 As part of my SWAP wardrobe, I had planned a kimono style over layer. Seems I was well ahead … More Named Esme Kimono hack and some musings on perfectionism
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.
I found someone to take my unsuccessful Bowline off my hands – my lovely friend Breanna. Look how adorable she looks. Yay!
So much potential, such a fail. I started with a pattern company I really like, fabric that I loved, and ended up with a garment that makes me feel like a bargain bin astronaut or a piece of roasted meat resting in tin foil before being carved. Things I have learned or remembered along the … More Houston, we have a problem.