Category Archive: silk

Stripes in silk

Quite some time ago I bought a long silk skirt that looked like this* (and also like this). Now it looks like this. Not so different, really, but I’m hoping to get more wear… Continue reading

Exquisite Threads at the NGV

If you love embroidery, put your hands in the air and say yeah! I’d have my hands in the air just like this little couple but it makes it a bit tricky to type,… Continue reading

My Christmas is here!

I know that officially, Christmas day is next week, but mine seems to have arrived early. For a start, I’m on holidays (from my day job, at least), but what’s even more exciting… Continue reading

Don’t waist a good skirt!

(This is an “after” shot… see the below for what this skirt looked like before!) In reaction to an ever-increasing pile of clothes waiting to be altered, I have resolved many, many times… Continue reading

Buy a silk scarf – your skin will thank you

Everyone has their retail weakness, and one of mine is silk scarves. If I ever see a basket of them at an op shop or market I find it very difficult to resist… Continue reading