Sewing, Stashbusting

Presto Popover top

When I blogged my third Jenna cardi, I wore a top under it, and a couple of my keen-eyed followers spotted it. I can now show you that top – drum roll please – it is the newly released Presto Popover by Savage Coco Patterns, and it is a very clever top indeed. I love the shawl […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Fashion with Fabric: three hour slouchy cardigan

I acquired the Great British Sewing Bee book “Fashion with Fabric” and I have to say that I love nearly everything (not sure I’d make an elephant costume though!). This three-hour slouchy cardigan is my second make, the first being pyjama bottoms. The cardigan is made from a wool/modal blend that I bought as a […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Kaftan copy

I found this top at the Art and Design Market in Sydney. It is silk and rather gorgeous and cost all of $20. I am sworn off buying RTW, but I did buy this as I am going to use it as a wearable pattern. I make wearable muslins so I like the concept of a wearable […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Flat Bottom Flo Pants.

This is yet another pattern from my 30% off haul from Style Arc in December – a trouser pattern designed for those of us who are challenged in the derriere department, unfortunately called Flat Bottom Flo. I bought this pattern in the hope that it would solve my baggy trouser syndrome, and solve it, it did. I […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

StyleArc yoga pants

This is another of my StyleArc pattern haul – yoga pants which will probably never see a yoga session as I’m not really into that particular activity. These are the simplest pants to make – they took me a couple of hours on Christmas Day when I was between activities. We are currently camping and […]

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