Yet another from my tnt (tried and true donchaknow) Simplicity 9037. At last count, four tops and one dress. This one is made from some lovely soft lightly brushed checked cotton in pink and navy. This fabric comes from a massive haul me and my sister recently had at a local op shop where we … More You better check yourself.
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.
Having made two tops using my vintage Simplicity pattern 9037, I decided I should use it to make the dress as well. (I can’t see myself making the jacket or coat anytime soon, but never say never…) The lovely paisley fabric is from the bag of fabric that was given to me by a family … More Whisky and Dark Chocolate Dress
This is the second iteration of the top pattern I drafted off Simplicity 9037, the 1970 version. The lapis blue linen I picked up for $2 at Save Mart. The [p]leather I bought 20cm of from The Fabric Store. I put an exposed zip in the centre back seam to highlight the juxtaposition of the linen with … More Linen & Leather (a two for one post)
This sweet little top is made from two separate lots of gifted fabric. The body fabric is from my sis when we cleaned out her stash over Christmas – I love the Japanese feel of the fabric and that was what led the design. The sleeves are made from silk that came in the bag of … More Kimono style top