A simple sleeveless shirt with a v-neck and a gathered front from the June 2018 issue. Perfect project to show-case a the sort of big, bold patterns I love but that always get lost in a more complex project. Super simple, easy-as-pie, cant-possibly-take-more-than-a-day.
Category: Japanese Fabric
It was a truly fascinating and hands-on history of fabric and weaving and one of the best museums I have EVER been to.
I loved the look of this project from the moment I saw it; smart and professional but light and breezy. I was also intrigued by the “Colour-Blocking” use of the striped fabric – (do you call it ‘colour blocking’ when it’s all the same colour?)
Kimono Hunting in Kyoto – Kyoto Antiques Fair Part of the reason I got into sewing was to one day turn kimonos into dresses. And while I’m not really ready for that yet, I’ve always got my eye out for cheap second hand kimonos that I can refashion. This week is the Kyoto Antiques Fair
BSM 2018-08-103 Red Umbrella Mini-Skirt This is a project from Autumn last year. I made it for my birthday trip to Arima Hot springs with my friends. The project The skirt comes from Burda Style August 2018, Swinging Sixties collection. Original is here. I loved the cool exposed zip and angled front skirt – a
Old Project Review – Full Skirted Dress, British Sewing Bee Book As summer is on the way I’ve been switching round my wardrobe this weekend. I dug around the back of my closet and pulled out all my summer clothes including this; my green swirly dress! This dress has a real special place in my