Tag Archives: FBA

Top fail times three (or fourth time lucky)

This was the inspiration. And this is what was eventually made. Why did it take four attempts?? Well the skirt was the easy bit. I just had to find the fabric. Thanks, Mood Fabrics (and a work commitment that took … Continue reading

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Crop top or Formal dress muslin #1

I hope you’re not sick of reading about my WIPs (works in progress). This time its Felicity’s Formal dress: BurdaStyle 12/2013 #130 Whilst going through my fabric stash for something else, Felicity spied this polyester woven and wanted to know … Continue reading

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Maggy London makes a Melbourne Cup worthy outfit

‘Specially when paired with the black pill box hat from the dress-up box. No, she is not going to a horse race. But it does make a photo shoot more fun to play around a bit with the idea… See … Continue reading

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Lobster (and friends) dress

Elsa Schiaparelli, eat your heart out. We have scrimps, pineapples, bananas, cherries, strawberries, cocktails, olives and flowers as well as several lobsters on our dress. The old school hat, autographed by your school friends is an optional accessory. Technical details … Continue reading

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Acid sun dress

Whadayamean I have to have a photo taken for your blog? It’s too early and too bright out here. This is from the Brazilian pattern magazine, Manequim. The Curious Kiwi and Melissa from http://www.fehrtrade.com/ inspired (and enabled) me to get a … Continue reading

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