Rosari Skirt

I really do love my dressmaking, but too often I’m overly literal and end up making rather a lot of dresses. My Brumby skirt got such a lot of wear over the summer, and I surprised myself with how much I like the high-waisted look in skirts, but the Brumby doesn’t work for me with winter tights. Although… Read More Rosari Skirt

Just Peachy

One of the absolute joys of sewing, for me, is creating fun costumes for my children. I know most parents dread that note coming home from school to say there’s another dress-up day on the horizon, and even I can’t get excited at the thought of some of them. But every now and then something… Read More Just Peachy

Colette Laurel

I bought the Colette ‘Laurel’ pattern quite some time ago. I’ve made a couple of tops, which were pretty successful, but for some reason I had never got around to making the dress. I suppose it’s just a case of ‘so many patterns, so little time’. Or maybe I was waiting for just the right fabric… I’ve… Read More Colette Laurel