Sewing

Stylearc Taylor skirt

When I was with Hélène in Montréal she very kindly gave me some gorgeous khaki ponte leftover from a StyleArc Taylor skirt she had made. I decided that it would honour the gift by making an identical skirt. I had seen a few of these skirts around the interwebs and loved the striped ones but […]

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self-drafted, Sewing

Stylearc Estelle Jacket

Oh yes, I am on the long jacket bandwagon and this one was inspired by Megan from Meggipeg – thanks for enabling Megan! This of course, is the Style Arc Estelle jacket and I made it from a beautiful taupe ponte from Knitwit. I love Knitwit’s ponte as it holds it shape really well, and their wool pontes make […]

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Sewing

Tammy dress and overlay for SSW

The next part of my Sew a Seasonal Wardrobe is this StyleArc Tammy dress and overlay made from a very fine merino from Global Fabrics, Dunedin, bought when I was there several years ago. The Tammy dress is a simple tank dress, which, surprisingly for a StyleArc pattern, fitted me with no adjustments needed. The […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

Stylearc Billie top

I really took advantage of the 30% off patterns from Stylearc in December, and one of my purchases was the Billie top. I burrowed in my deep stash and found this fabric, which I bought from the Fabric Cave in Sydney (a kind of up market thrift store for fabric) and from which I have […]

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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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Sewing, Stashbusting

Stylearc Elizabeth top

I wanted some casual things to wear when I’m not at work, but wanted them to be dressier than a regular t-shirt, so, prompted by a 30% discount at StyleArc, I bought some new patterns. First to be made is the Elizabeth top It’s a bit clearer in the schematic. This top has got a […]

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