I know it's been a while and my 'slow-sewing' project has indeed been super sloooowww for reasons I shall explain below.However, I can happily report that I am finally making progress with my Kelly Anorak and I thought I'd share a quick update with you! The first stumbling block along this sewing journey happened when I realised that I had traced and cut the wrong size...Read More
Spring has sprung here in Melbourne! After a cold and wet winter, I definitely appreciate the warm sunshine on my pale face. Along with the good weather comes a change in people's mood, which is refreshing. Anyway, enough about the weather (and apologies if you are reading this from the northern hemisphere). September has been a month full of sewing goodness! Lets get started...Read More
Living in Melbourne has many perks, one of which being the National Gallery of Victoria that brings many great fashion exhibitions to our city. So on a warm spring Sunday afternoon, not even the first good weather of the season was going to stop Melbourne from flocking to the Dior Exhibition.Read More
The Daphne Day Dress was the first pattern test I made and it was for Melbourne-based designer Sew This Pattern. I love pattern testing because it pushes me out of my comfort zone in regards to styles I would usually choose and I often surprise myself.
This is the first fit and flare dress I have made (I tend to go for dresses that are more fitted around the hips) and I absolutely love the result.Read More