There's nothing more satisfying that a dress that works. Testing it helps and I did that with this month's Minerva Crafts project using Deer and Doe Belladone dress.Ok, here's the elegant photo of the dress.After I took this photo I realised the red flowers follow their way to my red shoes.Oh, and I added red … Continue reading Fine tuned
Today is my turn to show you what you could try if you're considering entering Elizabeth's Day and night dress challenge. There are so many of us that are showcasing examples to inspire you.Yesterday I hope you saw Elizabeth of Elizabeth Made This and Brittany of Brittany J JonesOk so I may have made more than I … Continue reading Day and night dress challenge
This embroidered print I bought a Selective Fine Fabrics in Brisbane recently is great using New Look 6000. OCD much (Lollipop and Blue poppies).No sleeves this time so this dress works for Summer parties. I used the embroidered selvage for the hem.The waist darts help me adjust this dress to fit as my waist changes. Underlining also … Continue reading For Summer
When is a blouse not a shirt? Uhm. I'm not too sure but I can say this shirt/blouse got me through PR's Sewing Bee for Round 1.Can you see the stress on my face? I avoid contests where possible.This fabric from White Tree Fabrics UK, was originally earmarked for a wrap blouse, until Round 1 was … Continue reading Shirt or blouse?
In January I bought a few pieces of fabric (yes just a few) from Pitt Trading for future projects – as you do. Their fabrics were on special.This floral print caught my eye and while it’s not what I usually wear, it was too nice to leave.The fabric is light weight but not see-through and … Continue reading The Brynna test
Florals – a classic style choice when Spring comes to Sydney. And Spring is here and so is my latest floral shirt using a lovely floral print and clever buttons from Minerva Crafts using McCalls 6898.McCalls 6898 shirt and Vogue 1204 jeansThis is an 'unassuming' shirt style ie. plain. Although it's almost Laura Ashley meets military … Continue reading Minerva make – McCalls 6898