Sweetheart floral dress.

Sweetheart floral dress.

Welcome to my sheet dress! Mum gave me this old floral sheet the other week and I was surprised at how heavy it was; I’ve never had the pleasure of sleeping on sheets of such quality! I pretty much never wear light coloured clothing so I’m baffled as to why I was so enthusiastic about…

Another Fatina dress.

Another Fatina dress.

I’ve been sewing like a woman possessed by the ghost of a sewing machine lately! My Granma gave me her overlocker, machine and sewing cabinet along with a bunch of fabric so I haven’t really come up for air in the last fortnight. My initial priority was to sew EVERY stretch fabric into booty shorts…

Day and night; Docs and dignity.

Day and night; Docs and dignity.

On the weekend my family celebrated my youngest sister’s engagement and I ran up a dark grey velour skirt for the occasion. I was almost going to wear the floral dress I made a few weeks ago but I wasn’t feeling especially floral that weekend after spending some quality time suffering discontinuation syndrome after stopping…

No 3: Floral garden dress!

No 3: Floral garden dress!

Yes! Another dress based on McCall’s M6085, using this amazing floral chiffon my Mum bought for me last year. I’d been holding on to it, too worried that I’d make something and completely mess it up, ruining the gorgeous fabric. It’s such a light weight fabric, and terribly transparent, that I had to line it…

I am the Twelfth Doctor?

I am the Twelfth Doctor?

Doctor Who used to scare me when I was little so I went for a long time without ever really watching it. Just the theme song intro would be enough to freak me out, so I always changed the channel! It wasn’t until this last year that I started actually watching the most recent series…

The Village Markets.

With the runaway success of markets like Finders Keepers I’m so pleased to see smaller weekly and fortnightly markets popping up. When we moved down here I wasn’t sure what kind of arts and crafts scene was going on, but after visiting the weekly Village Markets at Burleigh Heads State School today I’m pretty stoked…