Some parts of this post first appeared on the Cali Fabrics blog, and I received fabric in return for being part of the Cali blog team. Sometimes I want to dress to stand out, to establish my identity and stand apart from a crowd. That’s when I wear a something like my Oonapalooza maxi or my … More Is this Normcore?
A shorter version of this post first appeared on the Cali Fabrics blog, and I received some of the fabric in return for being part of their blogging team! I’m not fooling anyone with these secret pyjamas… but I do think everyone will envy me for looking so dang comfortable! I decided over the summer … More Secret Pyjamas That Aren’t Very Secret
This week I posted on the Cali Fabric blog about this cute new lace-overlay dress. It sewed up just like I wanted, and I was really pleased… until I realised I had to photograph a short-sleeved dress on a February day full of wind, hail and snow! Ladies and gentlemen, the Better Pictures Project returns for just … More It’s All Lies: A Better Pictures Project Post
For my latest project with Cali Fabric, I ordered a whole lot of modal-blend fabric. 7 yards, to be precise! (I find ordering in yards a bit annoying – I can make leggings from 1m of fabric, but not 1 yard! And since this contains a natural fibre, I ordered plenty for each project to … More Modal Leggings and a Tessuti Top
First of all, I was so flattered to be asked to chat on the Clothes Making Mavens podcast back in August, and now my episode is live! You can hear it here. Thanks for having me, Lori and Helena! Next up, my latest project for Cali Fabrics. I admit, this striped jersey had me stumped for … More I’m on a podcast, and made a Jenna Jacket!
Today I’m blogging over at Cali Fabric about my coral leopard Santa Fe tent dress… which really got me thinking about what works on my body and what I like to wear. Proportion and practicality – this dress needed some tweaks to get there! First, proportion. I started off with the version on the left. … More Proportion and Practicality