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Another play suit for Alice

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

Alice · fabric · Liberty · patterns · Sewing for A · Sewing for Alice

An Oliver and S 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 .


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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

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A successful Op-shop

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