I really enjoyed making these cupped items, faster than making a corset and doesnt take as much fabric as a swing dress. The middle panel of the wiggle dress reminds me of this kind of spider! I think I will reshape it so its more like a widow kind of spider…. I really like… Continue reading Wiggle dress
I’m stoked with how this is turning out. The skirt part will be gathered at the waist, it’s just sitting there so I can see how the fabric print looks proportionately. I used this pattern V1174 as the lining or foundation so I could build the striped fabric on top of it. This pattern is very… Continue reading Doris Day dress
Hurrah! I finished the first skirt. I’m happy with it but only because I know what I will change on the next one. I wanted to line the skirt as it is pretty lightweight and could be see through if the sun was behind you. Also I tend to wear leggings under my skirts… Continue reading Circle skirt sample
This floral fabric print was one of the first that I admired that was created by another designer. I especially love the mix of colours. Link to Fabric: Floral_border Finally I bought 3 yards and made my self a dress. It has shirring in the side back panels, no zip as I can pull it… Continue reading Spoonflower fabric dress
Dress inspired by this costume in the tv series, The Crown. These two images are of the bust part only as this was the most difficult to get right seeing as Ive insisted on having the grown on shoulder straps as they are. Back gapes a little as I didnt cut the lining on… Continue reading The Crown
Its winter in New Zealand and Im still hybernating! I havent been that productive in the sewing department, been busy in the photoshop/spoonflower department though. I bought a years membership to spoonflower pro. where I get free shipping and swatches for half price. So I hope I end up using it lots. Here is some… Continue reading Winter in the southpole
Moving all my sewing gear into my home by the end of this month. I am in a new flat which is bigger. I dont intend to set up a permanent sewing space, I can see that I can easily store and get access to everything without having to unpack or climb over things! I… Continue reading Moving Again!