Sewing Vintage 31 August, 2021

September first meets sometime in the early 1950s

Happy first day of Spring!

- With love from the wattle tree at the end of the street, and me.

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Sewing Retro Collabs Indie Patterns 30 May, 2021

Lilac Wiksten Shift - These Final Autumn Days

Hello from the brisk final days of Autumn. It took a while for her to come around.

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Retro Collabs Indie Patterns 2 May, 2021

Nina Lee Park Lane Dress and Golden Afternoons

Last week we all went down to a local park to check out some trees which I'd been watching change colour gradually. I was so thrilled when, seemingly overnight, they turned bright yellow! It was time for a closer inspection, with picnic and freshly made dress in tow (of course).

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Collabs Indie Patterns 19 March, 2021

Wintery Floral Wiksten Shift Dress

As the weather turns decidedly chilly in my part of the Southern Hemisphere, I've turned my attention to thinking about my winter wardrobe and transitional pieces.

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19 February, 2021

Self Drafted Valentine's Skirt and Ric Rac Heart How-To

Hello everyone!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope that you have had a wonderful start to the year and that you're able to find something joyful to focus on.

Today I'd like to share with you a simple "How-To" on using ric rac to create some kitschy hearts for garment embellishment, or even aprons and homewares!

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Sewing Retro Collabs Indie Patterns 14 November, 2020

Sisterhood of the Jennifer Lauren Mayberry Dress

Hello to all of our crafty friends and creative types!

Welcome to our inaugural collaboration post. Months ago, Chantelle and I decided to make a sweet twinning project together. We selected the Jennifer Lauren Mayberry Dress. 

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