Pattern Review // Eve Dress // Sew Over It

Pattern Review // Eve Dress // Sew Over It

This season has been all about 2 things... the wrap and the statement sleeve. Whilst I am not jumping on  the 'big-sleeve-bus', I certainly am enjoying the wraps-wraps dresses, wrap tops, wrap skirts, faux wraps etc. For me, wearing garments at the waist is very uncomfortable so anything with a tie to do that cinching at the waist is a big plus for me.

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Making Of Series // Kelly Anorak //Part 3 // Final Review!

Making Of Series // Kelly Anorak //Part 3 // Final Review!

It been a long time in the making and I am finally sharing my finished Kelly Anorak by Closet Case Patterns. It is no secret that this is a project chock full of techniques. For me they were mostly new techniques and I loved every bit of the construction. The perfectionist in me will say that there are some finishes that could be improved. But the pragmatist in me is really proud of what I created.

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Review // Daphne Day Dress // Sew This Pattern

Review // Daphne Day Dress // Sew This Pattern

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.

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