Simplicity 2363

I've had this fabric in my stash for about four or five years, I bought it while I was living in India and even then I knew it was destined to be the Simplicity 2363 dress. I love this pattern especially the shape of the bodice and shoulders, but somehow I never got around to... Continue Reading →


Alder shirtdress

I've been humming it's the most, wonderful time of the year..... and not because its Christmas in 171 days. But because it is Indie Pattern Month! Woop woop. And week's theme is 'dresses'. Cause I've already prattled on and on about this over on the Monthly Stitch blog, I'll spare you further rambling other than the... Continue Reading →

Oh sew professional

At the beginning of July I was New York bound for work.  It was my second trip in as many months and I was really excited but also pretty nervous truth be told. And what do I do when I'm nervous? I fixate on my clothes. My wardrobe, I feared, lacked that certain something. So over... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Dress

As soon as I had made my last Laurel dress, I was inspired to make another. This time in black but with a rainbow of ric rac along the bottom. I planned to make this dress in time for my office Christmas party and although I sewed late into the night before the party, the... Continue Reading →

A new dress

I'm slowly working my way through my hoard of fabric. For this project I decided to use a lovely wool/cotton blend, I picked up a few years ago while going crazy in Fabricana with my mom and aunt. I decided it would be a perfect winter dress, being warm and colorful - and thumbing through my... Continue Reading →

I’m back!

So its been a while since I posted here, but I'm back and have been reunited with my sewing machine. I brought back a considerable amount of fabric including some lovely silks, silk-cotton blends, linen and a whole bunch of randoms. As a result my new sewing cupboard is chock full and I have set... Continue Reading →

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