Sewing

A damn good dress!

I was lucky enough to win the Forest and Thread Damn Good Dress pattern in an Instagram competition (#MyMakesForTheMonth), and I felt that it would be a great dress for layering as the weather moved into spring. I really liked the shape of the bodice and the skirt. The pattern includes lots of really nice […]

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Sewing, Zero waste

Zero Waste Sandie Shirt

The Sandie Shirt pattern is the latest release from Liz Haywood, and the minute it came out I bought it as I’ve been working up to a new shirt. I had two pieces of fabric in mind for it, with this beautiful vintage Japanese Kanebo cotton, which I bought in an op shop for $5 […]

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Sewing

Ursa a zero waste dress

The latest zero waste pattern from Liz Haywood is the Ursa, which is a simple, draped, cowl fronted dress. This is another pattern that I didn’t think would suit me, but I have faith in Liz’s designs so gave it a go. I made the smallest size, which is based on hip measurement and my […]

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Sewing

Phoebe Maxi

There’s a new pattern in the Pattern Union stable and it’s the Phoebe Maxi, which is an add on to the existing Phoebe Collection. ┬áIn case you were wondering what the collection is about, here is a quote from the Pattern Union website: “The Phoebe Collection is an innovative PDF sewing pattern series starting with […]

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