A Ruby Dress

I’m not entirely sure when I stumbled upon Tessuti Fabrics, but it was in my early days of discovering there was more to the pattern world than catalogues and paper envelopes at Spotlight. I am, however, almost 100% sure that this discovery was made thanks to Instagram. And how pleased I am! This was my… Continue reading A Ruby Dress

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Seeing Double – Ogden Cami by True Bias

The Ogden Cami pattern, by True Bias, had been on my list of ‘must-sew-for-summer’ all year. Inspired by nearly every northern hemisphere sewist I follow on Instagram, who all seem to sew and wear the Ogden in multiples. These cami’s were actually a fair way down the sewing queue if I’m honest, but I hit… Continue reading Seeing Double – Ogden Cami by True Bias

White Linen Love Affair: 2. Ruffle Sleeve Top

This retrospective post is number 2 of 3, showcasing my summer 2016/17 love affair with white linen. This second piece is a self-drafted ruffle bell sleeve top, based on an image I'd had saved to my pinterest board for a while, and a RTW version in a local store. At the time, Glassons (a woman's clothing… Continue reading White Linen Love Affair: 2. Ruffle Sleeve Top

White Linen Love Affair: 1. Summer Dress

This is a retrospective post - 1 of 3 - that captures my summer 2016/17 love affair with white linen. This saw three self-drafted pieces made in quick succession, starting with this floaty, v-neck, summer dress.   These photos are but a distant memory as I write this post at the height of winter, heater… Continue reading White Linen Love Affair: 1. Summer Dress