While this year has flown by I still remember buying this butterfly silk print from Selective Fine Fabrics and thinking 'this would make a great blouse'. It's become my little red dress.Running in style had some really good ideas to plan a little red dress.I chose the Wanda dress by Eliza M that I made … Continue reading My little red dress
'Shoe gal' is the cotton drill fabric I bought at Spotlight and made this very basic dress using my block patterns I had developed a few years ago.The fun was lining up the shoe print. The shoes are random and they're not random. The sleeve are 3/4 length, the seams were overlocked, I've used a metal … Continue reading Shoe gal
African wax prints are fun to work with especially if they're colours you love and prints you find interesting.I think this might be the last of the prints I bought this year, but then a new print might pop up in a couple of months time.I've used the Deer and Doe Belladone basic bodice and … Continue reading Which way is up?
Piping is a useful technique when you're drawing attention to a feature point. Showing off Miz Mozelle's design is what I wanted to do on this John Kaldor teal print from Minerva Crafts.The colours in this fabric are very different to what I usually but I loved them.This print also comes in a navy colourway.The … Continue reading Why piping works
Two lace fabrics and a large print might sound like a recipe for disaster. That's what I thought and I decided to try this when I tested Miz Mozelle by Jaime Christina.All of these fabrics are Pitt Trading remnants. There are florals on the lace pieces and the dress fabric has a huge floral print … Continue reading Breaking rules