Monthly Archives: March 2013

The pitfalls of sewing with vintage buttons

Do you buy new buttons, or try to use up what you already have? Many years ago, I inherited my nana’s button collection. She was an avid seamstress who made most of her children’s clothes during the 40s and 50s. She passed sewing down to my auntie who in turn stitched up some awesome 70s […]

Gruesome Twosome

For the life of me I could not get a half decent picture of either garment shown here. They are both terribly un-photogenic. I did the best I could, believe me.  Whilst I spend a lot of time dreaming about 60s pencil dresses and quirky blouses, I am most satisfied sewing garments I wear a […]

You Can Always Depend on the Kindness of Strangers

This post is an acknowledgment of the sewing community and particularly of Mari over at Disparate Disciplines. I won a giveaway you see, and it has warmed my little heart. There’s nothing like a bit of receiving to make you feel good! Seriously though, whilst I’m a very small-time blogger with an even smaller audience […]