I made this skirt from piece of fabric I found at Spotlight. It was sitting the bin full of rejected left over pieces of fabric. I was drawn to the 50% off sign hanging on the front, and in the end this scrap of fabric only cost me $1.50! I had originally intended to turn… Read More Retro Reject
I bought this blouse while op-shopping at a Salvos Store. I eyed it sitting on a $1 rack, and immediately fell in love with the cute embroidery on the front. There was no size on the tag, however luckily it was my size. I decided to take the sleeves off the blouse and hem the… Read More Blouse Re-size
This dress is made from fully recycled materials and was a major work project I completed for my textiles assignment last year. It was not a requirement that my garment was recycled, that is just what I decided to create. The idea first came to me when I read an article in The Canberra Times,… Read More Rice Bags
I often day dream about living overseas. The list of places I’m going to visit goes on and on. Most of these places are in Europe as I’m continually fascinated by the language, culture, people, festivals, food, music and art of this continent. One day, I would love to study at a university over there. I… Read More Dreams
My Dad recently cleaned out his wardrobe, and got rid of any clothes he no longer wore. I made sure to look through the mountain of clothing before they were thrown out. I found an old night shirt that my Grandmother had made, which had never been worn. The teddy bears were just too cute to resist, so I salvaged the shirt… Read More Up-cycled Nightshirt
I recently completed a pair of scalloped shorts. I am quite proud of them as it was the first time I attempted to sew a scalloped edge, and it worked out perfectly. I had seen many pairs of shorts just like these on pinterest, and very much wanted a pair of my own. When I went… Read More Scalloped Adventures
As I’m currently on holidays, my days have been filled with knitting, sewing and watching too much television. Sewing is something I love to do and will never get tired of. I find great satisfaction in making my own clothes, and I get a sense of self sufficiency. If all the clothing stores in the world disappeared, I… Read More Holidays
Happy New Year! A new year means a brand new blog. I have been pondering the thought of creating a blog for a while, and now my plans are being put into action. Hopefully this will mean a place to share my passions with the world, and to continue to develop my skills while pursuing my… Read More Hello World!