A Capsule Wardrobe: Update

A couple of months ago I wrote about designing a capsule collection of garments for workwear. That whole process seems a little irrelevant now seeing I am current working from home and it is unlikely that I will be returning to the office any time soon. That said, I enjoyed the process of designing the […]

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A Tropical Zadie Jumpsuit

I’ve been wanting to make a Zadie jumpsuit since it exploded all over my Instagram feed last year. It was one of those designs that looked great on everyone no matter what size or shape you are. I’d had a copy of the pattern printed and waiting since late summer, and spend a lot of […]

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A Capsule Wardrobe: Workwear

#1 Planning My work wardrobe has been in desperate need of a refresh for a long time. I don’t tend to buy much in the way of clothing anymore so the things I have are pretty old and worn out to be truthful. Plus I don’t tend to sew much that is really office appropriate. […]

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How I care for my reusable cotton pads.

Reusable cotton pads are having a bit of a moment and it’s easy to see why. Cotton pads are a bathroom essential, but so wasteful. They are disposable for one, and two they come wrapped in plastic. That’s only the part that is visible to us as the end consumer. I wouldn’t know where to […]

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Sewing Activewear?

Cottesloe top and avery leggings

Have you been tempted to sew your own active wear? No? Well neither was I for a long while. For starters I wasn’t very active. I’m still not as active as I should be but I have been attending yoga classes for the last two years and have found that, one, I’ve stuck to it […]

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Looper Quit

A break from all the dressmaking posts today while I share the love for the looper quilt pattern (see what I did there!). This is the first quilt I’ve ever made and I finished at the back end of 2019. Most of my sewing is actually quite impulsive. I’ll make lists of what I want […]

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Glitter Shift Dress

Happy New Year Guys! I’m just getting around to sharing one of my last makes for 2019, a very glittery shift dress… I was contacted by the Fabric Guys back in October to see if I would like to become one of their brand ambassadors and contributors to their new blog The Sewcial Network.  After […]

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