Monthly Archives: May 2013

Repurposed Italian cherubs and a stripy grey top

This very cute fabric was purchased in Italy and made into a dress. I wore it a lot, and it faded. The fading bit was okay, but it also grew, width wise. The curse of stretch woven cottons perhaps? Now … Continue reading

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Hot pink ponte skirt

I’ve found a new-to-me fabric shop in Adelaide: Catwalk Fabrics. Other sewists have mentioned it but I have never managed to actually visit. Until now. Lisbeth Moritz is the proprietor and it’s a tiny space in the ‘Paris end’ of … Continue reading

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BF’13: Criticism is good

BF’13 is about being constructive in comments about sewing posts. ReadyThreadSew started all this rolling and now Sewing For Me has made an awesome badge. So, please, if you think my project fits badly or is unflattering or is wrongly … Continue reading

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Leopard and snake with human

We have boots And the weather is good for a photoshoot All the construction details are in the previous post.

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Leopard (and snake) in a cage

Teenage daughters have a good sense of style. Case in point: I was uninspired by the picture in the magazine. Why make a dress that looks like a top tucked into a skirt? Why not have separates? Felicity, however, saw … Continue reading

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