THE SASSIEST BOMBER JACKET

At one point of any maker's life it will come a time when you see yourself creating something you would have never thought belonged to you. Something so unusually other, so spectacularly out of your own sense of style and design that every step of the way you will be asking yourself "why". Yet, at... Continue Reading →

SELFLESS KNITTING: THE BAILEY COWL

If 2019 hectic lifestyle has severely affected my sewing production, my knitting has instead greatly benefitted! Besides the Diesis Jumper and the Vintertid Sweater, I have one more oversized jumper on the go and a little cropped sweater that I can’t wait to get started on. And whereas I’ve been terribly shy when it comes... Continue Reading →

SUITING UP!

Unbelievable and yet true: the second episode of my little tailoring escapade is actually up! As you might remember, after making my Francine Jacket, I had precious little left over fabric but the idea of a short-trousered suit had tickled my fancy and I could not let it go.  I spent quite some time looking... Continue Reading →

DIPPING MY TOES INTO TAILORING: the Francine Jacket

FOREWORD I have a terrible, terrible backlog.  And I use the word terrible with utmost intent, as my backlog is (and I’m quoting the Thesaurus) 1. distressing and severe; 2. horrible and/or extremely bad; 3. exciting terror and, lastly, 4. formidably great.  I realised now some time ago that I have many, many more completed and undocumented projects than the ones that... Continue Reading →

BIG NEWS!

I’VE MADE IT TO THE MINERVA MAKERS TEAM! There – it’s out. Phew! Keeping this piece of news in the past few weeks has felt very much like trying not to laugh out loud in public. You can read my first post, about my beloved Fifi Pyjamas, here. So many of my sewing crushes blog... Continue Reading →

THE STRAWBERRY SHERBET SKIRT

I don't know you, but I absolutely love wearing long skirts. Midi, Ballerina, Maxi... I love them all. Recently I'm all about ballerina length, because ankles my dear friends, even in 2019, are sexy. Embellished with a button down fastening, or wraps, or slits they also are an extremely playful take on modesty. Granted, there... Continue Reading →

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