Category Archive: make do and mend

The skin-ny on sewing leather

Although opshopping is a bit like pot luck, there is one category of clothing you are guaranteed to find: leather. I’m not sure whether there is any data about which pieces opshops find the most… Continue reading

How to turn plants into pom poms

I’m sure you are all aware that I do not possess magical powers of any kind (for those who didn’t know, sorry to burst your bubble!) – and yet, yesterday, I turned plants… Continue reading


(pic from here) On Tuesday night I went to see the finale of Project Runway Australia being filmed. You know, glamorous fashion, celebrities, designers, champagne, that sort of thing. Does anyone else think… Continue reading