Month: October 2013

Scout Tees and Social Sewing Shenanigans

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completed / Grainline / self-drafted / Sewing / skirt / t-shirt

Oh my gosh I have a lot of clothes to photograph and show everyone.  I’ve decided to show this one first because of Red October because October is nearly over and I need to get my stuff together. So the about the tee – I got this beautifully soft drapey cotton knit from the Fabric Store.  When it was on the bolt I thought it was good ol’ horizontally striped fabric until the shop clerk pointed out the […]

Sewing Tips – Organising your Sewing Projects and Stashbusting

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I’m sure many of you can relate, but I have a biiig stash of fabric that is sitting in my room.  And, like most people, it’s because I have a fabric buying problem. Still recently I managed to (sort of) conquer my stash.  The thing you need to know about my stash is it had everything.  It’s not just fabric I bought, it’s also leftover fabric, scraps, trims, everything.  I seriously just chuck it into this […]

Holiday Fashion – Black and White Sorbetto

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Colette / completed / Sewing / tank top

Recently, as if these two bloggers were mind readers, both Tilly from Tilly and the Buttons and Jenny from Bobbins and Whimsy posted about sewing for your style and sewing a functional wardrobe.  I recently went on this holiday and as I was packing for it, I realised that I am not being true to my own style.  I have a tendency to buy and sew what I want to wear, but not what I […]