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The Dressmaker Costume Exhibit

Ok so not a garment this time but something sewing related nonetheless… My lovely little sewing group always has a December Christmas outing, some years we go to high tea or to lunch. This year we decided to visit the amazing exhibit at Ayers House Museum of The Dressmaker costumes. Mum and I went to… Continue reading The Dressmaker Costume Exhibit

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Wedding Dress

Today is our wedding anniversary – eight years together and three years since our wedding in 2011. *Warning: This is a picture heavy post (sorrynotsorry hehehe)* Photo courtesy of Daryl Lynch Photography Since I didn’t even really know what blogging was back then obviously I didn’t record the process of making my dress or any… Continue reading Wedding Dress

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Lace Me Up – Corsetry at TAFE SA

WARNING: this blog post contains BOOBS. Yes they are there, no I won’t apologise for them. *It’s a corset for goodness sake.* You Have Been Warned. This is a course I have been wanting to do for a long time. The WEA used to run a corsetry course waaaay back when and I always wanted… Continue reading Lace Me Up – Corsetry at TAFE SA