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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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The Cuddliest Trousers – Thurlows the Second

After such a success with my first pair of Thurlows from Sewaholic I definitely wanted to make more of this fabulous pattern. Slight Goober Face I also wanted to try a newly discovered fabric spot at Ferriers Fashion Fabric in Adelaide. After being exposed to so many gorgeous fabric stores in Sydney and Melbourne I… Continue reading The Cuddliest Trousers – Thurlows the Second

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Sunshine! Lollipops! And Rainbows! Pot-of-gold Thurlows

This is one of those completely irrational projects. There were easier pant patterns available after all. And more sensible coloured fabric. But for some irrational reason I had to have golden yellow wool trousers. With welt pockets. And a fly front. It was time for my first Thurlows! The role of fabric in Sydney that… Continue reading Sunshine! Lollipops! And Rainbows! Pot-of-gold Thurlows