Sewing, Stashbusting

Bluegingerdoll Bonnie top

I am not sure how or why I finished up buying this pattern, but having made it up, I am a total convert! It is the Bluegingerdoll Bonnie, which is a vintage inspired cropped top for knit fabric with 50% stretch and good recovery. I used the leftover fabric from my latest Moneta dress. This is […]

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Japanese sewing books, pattern review, Sewing, Stashbusting

Casual Sweet Clothes jacket N

    As soon as I bought Casual Sweet Clothes  by Noriko Sasahara I knew I had to make Jacket N. It is a braided denim jacket and I thought it would be a really useful addition to my wardrobe. And now begins a cautionary tale. I decided to make it a spring jacket and didn’t have […]

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refashion, Repurposed, Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Tie-dyed Bronte refashion

This is a skirt that I’ve had hanging around for a long time which I no longer wear but couldn’t quite bring myself to throw away. It doesn’t look it, but it is far too big for me and falls down if I walk too vigorously. It was ripe for a refashion. I would have […]

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