Category Archive: prints

This year, I’m taking a chance on pants

Happy new year – yes, again! It’s now the Chinese Year of the Horse, although being the bad Asian I am, I actually forgot it was Chinese new year until I was kept… Continue reading

Easy makeover for an ’80s dress

Isn’t it lucky we still have fashion to cheer us up after horrible news? To be honest, I was actually slightly surprised that the sun even rose yesterday, but rise it did. In… Continue reading

Woodblock workshop

As regular readers will know, I’m a big fan of anything DIY, but it’s not often that I get to try my hand at things other than clothes or accessories. So I was… Continue reading

From tent dress to temptress (?!)

 As regular readers of this blog would know, I’m rather partial to batik and African prints. So there was no way I was going to pass up this tent… er… dress… when I… Continue reading

Put a peplum on it

Hello sewing types! It’s been a little while since I’ve posted a DIY but hopefully this one will make up for that. It’s also about how to easily take an outfit from work-safe… Continue reading

Painted love

Do you buy the pattern and then find the fabric to fit when you’re sewing? Or do you work the other way around? I must say that after years of working with vintage… Continue reading