Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

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. As you can see I’m wearing my jeans in Sydney, where […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

First Coco dress

Although I’ve made quite a few Tilly and the Buttons  Coco tops (here, and here), and some scarves refashioned into Cocos – here and here, I hadn’t made the dress. I don’t know why. I have been inspired to do so by Jean of Sew Jean Margaret, whose latest dress blew me away with the chevron stripes, and […]

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My first Coco

I have been admiring all the Cocos being shown off in blogland, but I think the ones that tipped the balance for me were those by Did you make that? Karen has made a heap of Cocos and they are all divine, so I finally bit the bullet and bought the PDF version of the pattern, […]

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