2014 SWAP · adult's clothing · sewing

Colette Mabel skirt and Vogue 8819 jacket

So, who has made a Colette Mabel skirt?  Come on,hands up!  I jumped on that bandwagon, because I am always a sucker for a simple straight stretch fabric skirt.  Although I already own and love the Style Arc Fay skirt (which is self-lined and has a simple elastic waist) I decided that the Mabel skirt… Continue reading Colette Mabel skirt and Vogue 8819 jacket

adult's clothing · DCF Challenge · tessuti patterns

Simplicity 1318 – DCF Spring Challenge

I am rather excited.  Firstly, because I finished my Spring DCF Challenge* garment with a month and a half few weeks to spare (it seems that when I wrote this post I forgot that Summer starts in December!).  Secondly, because I sewed a top and a skirt to go with it – both from remnants.  And thirdly,… Continue reading Simplicity 1318 – DCF Spring Challenge

adult's clothing · sewing · what I wore

What I’m wearing in May…continued.

Hello again!  I’ve had a rotten cold for the past few weeks; it really is hanging around and manifesting most uncomfortable post-viral symptoms like horrendous itch and general grumpiness.  Is that too much information for you?  So I’ve done some therapeutic sewing, but then have been too tired to convert what I’ve made into a… Continue reading What I’m wearing in May…continued.

adult's clothing · DCF Challenge · sewing

Mandy and Mabel – Darn Cheap Fabrics Autumn challenge

Those of you who follow my blog may remember that Emma and I have a seasonal sewing challenge with fabrics from Darn Cheap Fabrics.  Emma lives in Sydney and I am in Melbourne, so unless a trip to Darn Cheap coincides with one of Emma’s trips to Melbourne, it is left up to me to… Continue reading Mandy and Mabel – Darn Cheap Fabrics Autumn challenge