2016 · Butterick · costume · Dresses · dressmaker · evening · film · formal · hat · Mum · museum · outerwear · pants · Red · Retro · spring · tailored · vintage

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

2015 · Cambie · completed · Dresses · kitch · pockets · Retro · Sewaholic · vintage · Vogue

Tape Measures Cambie-Hack

This is one of the projects I finished during my “blog-goes-dark” months. As soon as I saw this fabric I just HAD to have it. Full Price? Not a problem. Weird Heavy Drill Fabric? Don’t Care. Probably not the best colours on me? Still don’t care. IT. HAS. TAPE. MEASURES. Seriously!!! TAPE MEASURES!! I’m slowly learning… Continue reading Tape Measures Cambie-Hack

Me-Made-May 2014 · New Look · Refashioned · Thrifted · vintage

Me Made May ’14 – Day 10 to 16

Week 2 is here! Saturday, Day 10 DetailsDress: Just Jeans – thrifted from a clothes swap Boots: Betts and Betts. And yes they are thigh high so that is allll boots in this pic 😉This was the first day of thrifted clothes only, with no made by me items. It turns out this challenge is… Continue reading Me Made May ’14 – Day 10 to 16