Navy Florals, You have my Heart [Nina Lee Mayfair Dress].

Okay, the title says it all. I love the colour navy! Definitely my favourite neutral. And florals, well not all florals suit me, but they just give an air of femininity, don’t you think? Anyway, I bought this lovely, soft rayon knit and decided to pair it with the Nina Lee Mayfair dress pattern (it … More Navy Florals, You have my Heart [Nina Lee Mayfair Dress].

A Dress for Going Out and Staying In [Wilder Gown].

It’s my birthday month and I was able to start and finish another garment! My family has been generous with allowing me extra time to indulge in my hobbies this past week. So I got right into it and sewed a very popular Wilder Gown by Friday Pattern Company. I used a lovely, oriental-themed, border-printed, … More A Dress for Going Out and Staying In [Wilder Gown].

The Floral, Ruffled Home Dress [Cotton+Chalk or Kwik Sew 4156].

As we find ourselves in strange and uncertain times, we push on and create some kind of normalcy. Staying at home but ever more concerned about what’s happening, and connected to each other. For me, it is keep sewing, at my normal (slow) rate. International borders are closed and monitored, leisure travelling is off the … More The Floral, Ruffled Home Dress [Cotton+Chalk or Kwik Sew 4156].

A Sydney Jacket in New Zealand [Tessuti Sydney Jacket].

We recently took a short trip to New Zealand and the next few posts will be about the things I’ve made that were debuted there. Starting with the famed Tessuti Sydney Jacket! It is a draped jacket with raw edges and exposed seams, famous to be easy-to-wear and not too complicated to sew. And it … More A Sydney Jacket in New Zealand [Tessuti Sydney Jacket].

The Happy Strappy Dress [Simplicity 1607].

Hello Friends! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and quality time with loved ones. With family visiting from interstate, the spare/sewing room has become the guest room and I don’t have the space (or time) to sew. Luckily, I finished this dress before Christmas. This pattern, Simplicity 1607, has always caught my eye since … More The Happy Strappy Dress [Simplicity 1607].