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 .
At the moment I feel like I am behind in everything. My softie progress has slowed significantly, housework has been neglected, and I have been behind with my blogging. What have I been spending my time on? I couldn’t say really, the days fly by at present. Anyhow the other day I received a copy of Homespun in… Continue reading Homespun
Hi there, Lots of sewing going on here but nothing to share just yet…. I’ve been sewing lots of toys for something exciting that’s coming up, and making some clothes for the kids, Ottobre Jodpurs for Hamish and some very large bellbottoms for Cadel. In other news we had a new addition to the family yesterday…… Continue reading News
Whats your favourite op shop? Mine are the ones in Bega, NSW. I haven’t had a dud haul yet. We were in Bega recently visiting the in-laws and I was lucky enough to have some spare time to pop into a couple. I ended up getting some great books. A 1977 Readers Digest Complete Guide to Sewing.… Continue reading A successful Op-shop
A couple of weeks ago I made a couple of skirts I had got a new fabric order from Quilthome. I already love my New Look 6594 skirt and wear it all the time with a navy t-shirt. I thought another was in order. So I whipped up this little number with a couple of… Continue reading Yet another skirt or two
I have been madly sewing away… I am not sure that I am thrilled with the results. I made Butterick 5211 I made a 14 and graded it to a 12 at the waist and hips. Its okay though I think my bust makes it look a little boxy. I probably could have added a… Continue reading Two New dresses