Being Helena

With the prospect of Susan Khalje visiting Australia again, I decided to try another challenging project - this outfit worn by Helena Bonham-Carter at a Berlin Film Festival.After trawling through pinterest, here's how Helena wore this outfit.I love how this suit is a deconstructed, fitted suit.For this project, I ordered from the Minerva Crafts website … Continue reading Being Helena

Couture sewing part 2

Here's the finished guipure lace skirt I made at Susan Khalje’s 3 day guipure lace skirt workshop in Brisbane using fabric from Minerva Crafts. I’m now hooked on making anything ‘guipure’.While this project is a bit formal I couldn't pass up the opportunity to learn more skills. Now I'm thinking of more 'urban' ways to use guipure lace.Any straight skirt pattern … Continue reading Couture sewing part 2