Another outfit for my darling girl. This is the Oliver and S swingset tunic top, and puppet show shorts. Both fabrics are from Spotlight. The floral is a cotton lawn and the shorts are cotton voile with a fairly bubbly texture. I added the floral bow to the shorts for an extra detail, floral bow to… Continue reading Another play suit for Alice
A Oliver and S play suit for Miss Alice, I find shorts and tops much easier during the crawling stage. The top is the butterfly blouse with the ruffle sleeves, the bottoms are the Puppet show shorts. Though Alice was 9 months when I made this I made her the 12-18 months size. As she is quite a big long baby and has broad shoulders. It fits perfectly. The fabric is divine Liberty Wiltshire purchased from the strawberry thief .
This is my second attempt at the Grainline Moss mini. The first was out of a super stretchy denim and for some reason, the crutch stuck out. Not a good look. I think the fabric wasn’t rigid enough? This one I love. I think it will look nice with tights a boots too The only… Continue reading Moss mini skirt
I made this simple top on the weekend. I am going to call it self drafted, but really I cut a t-shirt style and altered the neckline till it fit, to match an old Country Road t shirt I own. The fabric was a Lisa Ho drapey (but not particularly stretchy) knit from The Fabric… Continue reading Self drafted top- success or failure
This is the first finished item of my sewing plan. I purchased the pattern after seeing Christy’s lovely version, and was even more inspired to make it when Leith blogged hers. The fabric is from Tessuti called Whitewater Rapids purchased at the last Sydney Sewers Social. I cut a 16 and took a centimeter off… Continue reading Vogue 1027- my favorite dress so far
Suddenly in Sydney it has started to cool down. Autumn and winter have always been my favorite seasons, and I love cool weather dressing, boots, tights all of that. So here are my sewing plans for the cooler weather. TOPS 3 Renfrew tops Black stretch Bright Blue wool stretch Pink stretch Vogue 1261 Loose oversized… Continue reading Autumn- Sewing plans
Those of you at the Sydney Sewers Social have already seen this. I made this dress specifically for the day and have worn it a few times since. It’s a little creased in the pictures but the wrinkles drop out fairly quickly. I made a straight size 14, with no alterations. This isn’t my first… Continue reading A linen dress for summer