review of Marilla Walker’s free Ilsley skirt pattern….
Drapey Crepey Anima Pants I’ve well & truly broken my Anima Pant-drought in these last couple of weeks. After not having sewn a pair in about 18 months, this year I’ve made 2 already & another couple are in planning! My latest pair are not that noteworthy, but deserve a quick blog post nonetheless! In a… Continue reading Drapey Crepey Anima Pants & Grainline Hemlock
I’ve had the Anima Pants pattern in my catalogue for quite sometime now and although I love it, I’ve only ever made it up once in grey knit fabric. And let me tell you they are on high rotation. I literally put them every night when I get home from work during winter. They’ve come with… Continue reading Birthday Anima Pants
There’s a list of things in life that you hope you never have occasion to write about. This one is at the top of that list. I could have chosen not to write about it here, but that felt wrong, like I was getting on with my life without recognising the huge shift that has happened in my world.… Continue reading Dad
I’ve recently been overcome with sewing fever. Owing to the fact that I’m still on maternity leave & my almost-grade-2 kiddo has just been on 7 interminable weeks of summer school holidays, I’ve been selfishly looking for something to do that is all about me and not my kids! I became a bit obsessed with reading sewing blogs and… Continue reading Papercut Flutter Blouse
It’s a glorious 31 degrees today, the perfect weather for celebrating our sunburnt country’s favourite day of the year, Australia Day. I started the day out finishing my sewing project, and then we decided to mark the occasion with a big family walk from our house to Glenelg beach, via the picturesque Patawolonga River (the… Continue reading Australia Day & an Ilsley Skirt
I have stage fright. This is my first foray into the blogosphere, and I have no clue what I want to say, nor how best to say it. I feel the pressure of all the fabulous blogs I’ve ever read, bearing down on me and challenging me to step up to the plate. I sit… Continue reading Stage Fright