Back when I was still at uni, I bought this polka dot dress from a charity shop. I loved the shape and the fabric, but it was too big in the bodice...
Another day, another dress to refashion. Following hot on the heels of my dress to skirt refashion, here's one way to transform a stretch dress into a top. This dress was donated to me a little while ago, & I loved the cute collar & print. However, due to many years of wear and washes, it was… Continue reading Refashion a Dress into a Top
I found this lovely dress in a charity shop.
I made a dress of space! I’m so excited about this one. Firstly, thank you to everyone who commented on my last blog post, whether on the blog, social media, or in real life! You’re all brilliant and lovely, and I’m glad my sentiments on not succeeding resonated with people. As a quick recap, I… Continue reading Spaced
Have you ever been really enthusiastic about a project, then unsure if you're good enough to execute it properly? I have been working on a dress for a little while now. It’s a really exciting project, one where you eat supper double quick to get more time to sew in the evening, then end up… Continue reading On Not Being Good
Throughout Me Made May I kept thinking that I needed more tops in my handmade wardrobe. Then one day, I found buried at the bottom of a box an already cut out and darted Sorbetto top. Result! The Sorbetto top is a free downloadable pattern from Colette Patterns, and was pleasingly simply to construct. It’s light shape… Continue reading The Magic Duvet Sorbetto Top
I went to my 'rents a couple of weeks ago where I got a trove of vintage fabrics. It was a good day. Among these was a really cool Liberty fabric with elastic on one of the edges. Basically you'd buy a length & the elastic has already created the gathered waist. I've never seen… Continue reading Liberty Skirt
Apologies to anyone who saw this post before it had any words on it- I was trying to get to grips with the WordPress app on my phone and I pressed the wrong buttons. This weekend's Me-Made-May weekend round up is a double whammy. Work and other projects have been taking up most of my… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’16 Weekend’s 3 & 4
This weekend was so summery, it caught me off guard. I felt like I needed some kind of official email or something in advance, telling me tights weren't needed. Saturday 7th On Saturday I took Michael on a surprise trip to see Matilda the Musical on a gloriously sunny day in London. I brought a… Continue reading Me-Made-May ’16: Weekend 2
All of you who follow me on Instagram saw a sneak peek of this project, and I can now show you all the finished product! I really enjoyed this one. This refashion starts with a man's XL shirt I found on Ebay. I know, it's a darn good look for me. I bought it with the idea of refashioning,… Continue reading Refashioned Peep Show Shirt