One thing I have loved seeing in my fashion travels is open long stripped shirts, worn over matching trouser. Oversized striped pant suits are amazing, don’t let anyone convince you otherwise! I have no source material on this obsession, but I think its coming from the 90’s Hip hop world of female artists. I cant… Continue reading I AM Hermes – Stripped 90’s Wonder
Inari by named clothing, to me, is one of the best patterns ever. Not only do you get such a simple, sleek dress and top, but you can also hack this pattern every which way. If you want to introduce someone to sewing, this is that pattern. Not only is it quick and easy, but… Continue reading Hack: Inari to Basic Tee
One thing I lack in my wardrobe is good solid interchanging Basics: These are the types of cheap tops that come in many colours that fill the high street shops. They know you need them, that’s why there are so many! It is one thing I miss shopping for in my pursuit of the perfect… Continue reading DIY: My pattern – White Frill Top
When the Kalle was first launched it was probably the most near perfect pattern. I loved it. But I longed for a sleeve hack. The original Kalle sleeve as is, was far too short for me. I tend to wear them layered under cardigans I even asked my beautiful Instagram community for help for a… Continue reading Kalle Shirt Dress – LONG SLEEVES!
One thing that dominated summer on the high street, and has moved seamlessly into Autumn, is applique Roses. I invested in some way back when, with the full intention of using them this summer. I had planned to make a simple black dress and just jazz it up with the appliques. But I went a… Continue reading My Pattern: Black Insert Dress
This is quite an important post as I feel like my sewing has come full circle. Back when I started sewing, one thing I desperately wanted to make was a shirt dress. I had been inspired by a Gothic looking dress online, one that a) didn’t do my size and b) even if they did… Continue reading Made By Me: Pauline Alice – Camí dress
I have often trowelled though the many Burda patterns online (since I have given up ever buying the mag as it is never in store) I was never overly impressed with their Plus Size range, until a few months back when they bought out a couple of collections that were extremely wearable, that tackled my… Continue reading Made by Me: My First Burda – PDF