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
Once, Long ago – I bought the Darling ranges from Megan Neilson. I had loved the Sudley so much I knew I would love this dress too. Unfortunately, my first attempt with a cute plaid was a complete fail – I needed to add extra to the bust but I didn’t, and it went no… Continue reading Made By Me: The Grey Darling – Megan Neilson
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
Thank god for Black Friday sales. Honestly It has taken a significant chunk out of my future buys list that weekend. This pattern being one of them that has lingered on their for a while. I bought this along with both versions of the Toaster jumper. Both of which I cant wait to make. This… Continue reading Made By Me: Sew House 7 – Bridgetown Backless
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!
January came and went, but felt like it took forever, and now February is whizzing by as it’s so short. As for new year sewing, there has not been much, apart from a few adjustments and a (boring) curtain for my balcony door, and occasionally fannying around with the unfinished pile (and making little progress)… Continue reading Update: Jan/Feb 2018
Disclaimer: This is about my sewing experience and favourite patterns, compiled from about a year and a half of serious sewing. All patterns on this list have been made by me at least once and are in my pattern collection. I have a pile of newer patterns to try out, so a follow up in… Continue reading My Top 10 Patterns – Part 1: 10 – 6