Quick side note, the voting for Makers Wish is now open! You can vote for your favourite design here and go in the draw for some prizes too. I’ve seen people raving about the Scout tee and there are some awesome versions out there. I have a lot of tops in the style of the… Continue reading An Intensely Modified Scout Tee
Awhile ago, when for once I had no assignments due, I was trawling the internet and wasting time when I thought to myself…I used to do something when I had spare time. What was that again? Oh right, sewing. Over the past year, I haven’t been sewing as much as I would have liked, I… Continue reading Background Sewing
Long time no see! I’m not sure what possessed me to take photos of a jacket on much a muggy summer day but I recently got my friend to retake photos for me. It’s definitely one of the fanciest things I’ve made (sewing skill wise) and I’m quite proud of how it came out. The… Continue reading A Rigel
When Spotlight was having a $5 sale, my mum asked me to get Burda 7082 for her. Then, while perusing the clearance table I spotted this really nice watermelon coloured knit (poly/lycra is my guess). It has some body but is still nice and drapey at the same time. I made it quite awhile ago… Continue reading Watermelon Burda 7082
On a trip to Waihi/Tauranga over the summer I discovered the Tauranga branch of Moreland Fabrics… which had four floors. I ended up buying some lovely sweater knit fabric which was only $5 a metre! By chance I found a French PDF pattern by Cozy Little World. The pattern has two options, one for a… Continue reading Sweat Courcelles
The Sigma dress gets the kudos of being the first pattern I have made twice. Each time I have loved it! It’s super simple to cut, fit and I can make it up in a few hours. After making the skirt version I decided to make the dress version with short sleeves and skirt with… Continue reading Sigma Dress
Last year I was invited to a Disney themed party. I’d seen Simplicity 1553 last time I needed a costume and thought this was the perfect opportunity to try it. I chose the Sleeping Beauty option and made it out of some cheap costume satin from Spotlight. I lined it with a poplin from Geoffs.