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Sydney jacket

One of the gaps I identified in my wardrobe during Me-Made-May’15 was handmade coats and jackets. I had one, which got a bit overused, so when I saw the… 418 more words


Ginger jeans in yellow

I’ve been desperate to make this yellow denim into some Ginger jeans, and I finally found the energy. I had to find said energy as the pattern I had traced off was a size too big so I had to redo it a size smaller. 263 more words


Another Moneta

I am such a fan of my first Moneta dress that I decided to make another from some fabric that I’ve had in my stash for a while. 360 more words

Diane von Furstenberg t-shirt dress

As part of my vintage pledge I decided to make this 1970s DVF t-shirt dress.

I wasn’t totally enamoured with this pattern, wondering whether it wasn’t a tad frumpy, and to cement this view I decided to make it out of this fabric, bought at Knitwit for $3 metre. 441 more words


White jeans to order

I was about to begin making my Ginger jeans when Archie asked me to make him a white denim pair and he wanted my best work (the cheek!). 462 more words


I am in stitches!

I have been sick as a horse these past week and decided on rekindling my knitting skills. Years ago, my swedish sister brought us a bunch of knitting sticks from Sweden and taught us the basics like casting on, purl stitching and sock stitching. 170 more words

Thought Blobs

An evening Bronte

This is yet another fabric I’ve had languishing in my stash for quite a while and thought it would make a perfect Bronte top. I was attracted to the paisley design and in fact bought two pieces of this fabric – this grey and a black one, still to be converted to something wearable. 140 more words