Monthly Archives: February 2012

No more UFO sightings

This UFO was a UFO because it was way too tight through the hips. By a substantial amount (about 4 cm- the whole sorry tale is here). Jenny and Stephanie had some very good ideas about fixing the problem. But … Continue reading

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Shark fin skirt

I’ve made another skirt with the same pattern as before and in the same neutral brown colours as before. Not. Very. Exciting. Stuff. You are forgiven if you skip this blog post… This is the same princess seamed skirt pattern … Continue reading

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Twisted Shoulders and Silver Circles

I really loved the Dec 2011 BurdaStyle. Full of lovely red Christmassy frocks, gorgeous green evening dresses and tweedy English winter styles. None of it suitable for Australian Decembers or my lifestyle needs but still.. One of the beautiful green … Continue reading

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A dress for Ruthie‚Äôs wedding

Weddings are a great excuse for a new dress. Felicity had liked style 110 in the May 2010 Burda Style since the magazine arrived in our letterbox, and now we had an excellent reason to make it up. The style … Continue reading

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