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Ruffle-less at Raffles

As regular readers would know, I have enough¬†fabric in my stash to outfit myself for the rest of my life (and probably to kit out everyone else AND their multiple feline familiars at… Continue reading

If you don’t like it then you shoulda put a ruffle on it #2*

Nearly three years ago, I promised I’d show you a dress I bought at an opshop. In yet another case of “better late than never”, here it is. It didn’t start life looking… Continue reading

If you don’t like it then you shoulda put a ruffle on it*

*All the sewing ladies.. all the sewing ladies…. here’s a simple DIY for you!Years ago I made a dress from some printed Thai silk that was given to me, probably by my grandmother,… Continue reading

Tube tute: ruffled up*

As Melbourne edges ever closer to the black hole** of winter, it’s heartening to think that somewhere in the world, it is a warm, bright, sunny day. The kind of day when you… Continue reading

Embroidery and elegance

As much as I adore summer, days of 40+ degrees pose something of a challenge. How to stay cool and still retain even a semblance of non-sweaty elegance? Wear a dress made out… Continue reading

Bodycon & braiding

It’s been quite a few years since I got all frocked up in a DIY dress for the Spring Racing Carnival … and I have no plans to do it this year either… Continue reading

Belts: a waist of styling time?

A few days ago I was asked to answer some questions for a future magazine article about eco fashion influencers (I know! How flattering that I apparently fall into that category!). One of… Continue reading

The skinny on sewing leather #2

The pencil skirt is an extremely flattering garment, which is why I gave this leather skirt a go last year (that, and the fact that it only cost $2!). Unfortunately, the¬†leather at the… Continue reading

Who says weddings are expensive?

No, no… not MY wedding! Ha! I’m talking about OTHER PEOPLE’S ceremonies and how pricey it can be attending them because of the costs involved in getting a new outfit and so on.… Continue reading

The caftan story continues

Hello! It’s your local crazy cat lady here, reporting on even more ways to refashion a caftan (so you can give your cat-walking outfits some variety, of course). You might remember that after… Continue reading