A Gingham Davenport Dress

A Gingham Davenport Dress

My sewing frenzy continues apace, and today I’m showing off my Friday Pattern Company Davenport dress. The gingham trend has not gone unnoticed and I was pleased that Past Natalie had bought a length of cotton/ polyester navy gingham a few years ago from my old work. I’m trying SO hard to whittle down my…

Making the Bakerloo.

Making the Bakerloo.

The moment I saw the Nina Lee Bakerloo dress I was besotted. You know, with That collar. The large be-frilled collar that took all the earliest Millenials back to their childhoods. I don’t even know if I owned any dresses or blouses with a collar that fancy but it’s definitely in my memory as a…

Jumpsuit Jack Flash

Jumpsuit Jack Flash

I have never worn a jumpsuit in my life. My long torso, short waist proportions mean they have been perma-wedgie garments in my experience. Plus, shorts always do a weird thing and ride up between my legs and I hate feeling stressed by my clothes. So, I have avoided jumpsuits because even though they look…

I made a dress out of vintage tea towels.

I made a dress out of vintage tea towels.

She was a vision wearing modern vintage, and the most epic skirt made out of… tea towels? Yes! I met a lass named Hope at the Brisbane Brooch Lovers event a few months ago and couldn’t stop ogling this tea towel skirt that she’d made herself. I was immediately taken with the idea of making…