Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

Vintage Pattern Swap?

Slowly my vintage pattern collection is growing. I have too few to swap physically, but am happy to send accurate traced copies in exchange for another copy of a vintage pattern. If any of the following appeal to you let

Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

Ringbearer and flowergirl: the cutest outfits

The advantage of marrying later in life, you have your own cute little ring bearer and flower girl. If you like sewing, it’s an added bonus! I ended up making both of their outfits. (Link to the making of the

The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

The wedding dress saga

I dislike the frills and lace and bling of ready-to-wear wedding dresses. And the forced mermaid-or-princess-or-bohemian looks. If I’m to be an old bride, at least with some dignity…I hope. Designing my own is the only option! Yippeee! Instant crush on Dessy’s

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

Stamped robot T-shirt

This post is a quickie before the wedding bells ring! In 10 days my mad wedding sewothon will end, and this sweatshop-in-the-attic returns to being an atelier. And I can show the wedding collection 2016: bride : the 4 prototypes

Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

Norwegian knitted jacket -free chart

I keep embarking on these mega knitting projects that keep me frustrated busy for months. Latest finished knitothon: a self-designed cardigan with various Norwegian-style patterns. It’s not as gorgeous as I had hoped for but am very pleased it (being finished! and

Slim urban dungarees

I love dungarees. Alas most are very ‘old Macdonald’: too large and ill-fitting. Or maternity style and equally large and ill-fitting. Thank you Knipmode for this pattern of relatively skinny dungarees!!! I wanted sleek urban dungarees, I opted for a dark denim in

Slim urban dungarees

I love dungarees. Alas most are very ‘old Macdonald’: too large and ill-fitting. Or maternity style and equally large and ill-fitting. Thank you Knipmode for this pattern of relatively skinny dungarees!!! I wanted sleek urban dungarees, I opted for a dark denim in

Keen to be in a magazine…

YES YES YES! La Maison Victor jan/feb 2016 published my art-work dress! I’m less excited to see my face (or bum for that matter -> shorts in La Maison Victor sept oct 2015) than the major accolade of a superb magazine spending

Keen to be in a magazine…

YES YES YES! La Maison Victor jan/feb 2016 published my art-work dress! I’m less excited to see my face (or bum for that matter -> shorts in La Maison Victor sept oct 2015) than the major accolade of a superb magazine spending