GCC, Machine knitting, Sewing

A bit of pop art

I have made another skirt, and with the leftover fabric, another vest! The fabric came from Tessuti’s, Melbourne, and was the fabric used for the black dresses in this year’s Tessuti awards – check out the website, there are some amazing creations. I managed to score a remnant. It is called “Phantom Black” and is […]

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From board shorts to bread boards

I haven’t been the only one creating. Archie decided that he had made bread boards for lots of people (for remuneration I might add), ¬†but not one for his family, so he set about creating a special one for us. Tada! Isn’t it beautiful? It is made from Sheoak and ¬†Jarrah, both Western Australian timbers, […]

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Archie, family sewing, GCC, Machine knitting, Sewing

Surf’s up

Back in the ’60s I was a surfer girl (also known as a gidget) and remember when board shorts first appeared – they were really expensive and so I set about making them both for me and for my boyfriend of the day (matching ones!) from a pattern which I fashioned together from some Burda […]

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