Happy Long (sewing) Weekend! Hope you all are enjoying this Monday off work – although the day has started off a bit grey and gloomy here, I’m hoping for a little sunshine later on! I had a whole variety of plans for this weekend until I ended up sick from Thursday to about Saturday. Ugh,… Continue reading Diane Von Furstenburg Inspired Wrap Dress
Why is it that tasks that seem straight forward always end up huge marathons? I originally thought I could easily sort out and organise my somewhat chaotic sewing room in say, a couple of days. I was much more nervous about the prospect of painting my room on my own since I’ve never done that… Continue reading New Sewing Room Tour
Heya! Just a quick little blog post to say you can now Follow Me By Email!! Hooray!! Just enter your email in the field at the top right of my blog and follow the instructions and then you’ll get happy sewing emails whenever I post something new. 🙂 Hopefully this makes my blog a little… Continue reading New Blog Feature!
Sewing for myself has been on the back burner for the past few weeks. With one thing and another I suddenly found myself with a pile of orders to fill for StaceyMade :-O which is no bad thing but did mean I wanted to knuckle down a bit and get stuck in. Fortunately one of… Continue reading Cherry Bomb! A red hot Nettie Dress
This was a project which reminded me why I sew for myself. Sometimes I think – I’d really rather just buy that, it’ll be so much quicker/cheaper/easier/more instant gratification than making it. But when I tried on this “coatigan” (half coat half cardigan) and saw the price at AU$140 I went “nope – I can… Continue reading Coatigan Copy
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
After my Me Made May adventures I discovered my wardrobe is lacking in comfy, warm winter gear and I’ve been thinking about how best to fill this gap. Leggings was the first step and now I’ve moved on to tops. I’ve always had a liking for “dancer” style clothing (wrap cardies, circle skirts, ballerina tops… Continue reading Bat Outta Hell Burda Batwing Top