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71/100: 100 Days of Making

Shibori Vat Friday!

While the indigo vat from the workshop a few weeks ago was still active I decided to dye some pieces of linen to make a long sleeved top now that the weather is (almost) cooling down. The long thin strip is for a band to go around the bottom and the other […]

68/100: 100 Days of Making

Gave it the chop!!

This top started its journey with me as part of a stash of vintage fabric gifted to me by a casual acquaintance. I first made a dress out of it using my Audrey Dress pattern. It was fully lined and I wore it for several years. About a year ago I […]

60/100: 100 Days of Making

It’s all in the details!

My lovely hairdresser Bec @dextresshairsalon has been having private sewing lessons for about 12 months. Today we put the finishing touches on a grey linen top she has been making. This is the back view showing the bias cut roll collar, back slit opening and shell button closure. A custom […]

52/100: 100 Days of Making

The Rescue of the Favourite Frock!

This is my fave dress of all time!!! I made it in 2013 using some cotton curtain fabric that I bought on sale at East Coast Fabrics. It originally had a beautiful bias cut roll collar and the pattern I […]

44/100: 100 Days of Making

Simple Linen Top:

I love finding a sewing pattern that suits your figure and using it over and over again with changes here and there to create new styles. It makes sewing for yourself faster when you know you have the fit sorted! This top is made from a dress pattern that I have used […]

30/100: 100 Days of Making

Indigo Splicing and Dicing!

Brisbane’s hot and humid weather had urged me to start making some cool summer tops! First one is a linen top made using squares of Shibori dyed fabric that I made during a workshop last year when we had an indigo vat on the go. The pieces of fabric I am […]

23/100: 100 Days of Making

Another Garment Makeover!

The wardrobe audit is continuing… this top was a dress yesterday. I made the dress about four years ago and have worn it quite a bit but figured I would get more wear out of it as a top. So out came the scissors and a tape and after a few calculations […]