I like January as it always feels full of possibility and just a little bit like a lazy hangover from Christmas and New Year with lots of peaceful evenings at home watching the sun go down. I also tend to get good sewing done in January and make exciting plans for what else I will … More January 2019.
This is my second challenge entry for Indie Pattern Month 2017. I actually won this pattern in IMP16 for my Named Esme Cardigan – coincidentally in the New To Me category. This is the Muse Philippa in the skirt variation, my entry for New To Me this year. This skirt is made from two other … More 2 Become 1: Muse Philippa Skirt
Clearly inspiration has defeated me in the title field so I went for an abstract feel. If you clicked, I guess it worked. Or was it the chicken? While I love upcycling, I am rubbish at taking the ‘before’ photos. So here is an in-process shot: I bought this teal / aquamarine coloured cardigan from … More Unnamed Upcycle.
My lovely friend Sophia who can be seen sporting one of my makes in an earlier post has a husband who is a gifted op-shopper. Much respect is felt. Sometimes he finds things for me. Joy! One such time was when I was delivered a pile of old tuxedos. In that pile was a large … More Tuxedo shirt upcycle.
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.