Sweater girl

Remember the jumper I showed you not so long ago? Well I didn’t think I’d get around to doing anything to it before next winter, but it was so cold yesterday that I… Continue reading

New shoes! and an old dress

Is it OK to show you a dress even though I didn’t wear it today? It is? Good… because the reality is that I’m sitting around in (admittedly self-stitched) trackies and a windcheater… Continue reading

Snip snip!

I know Self-stitched September is sort of meant to be about wearing stuff you’ve STITCHED yourself (the title kind of gives away that part!) but do you mind if I show you something… Continue reading

Going Dutch

Did you know that tulips were once so highly prized that ONE bulb was exchanged for an entire brewery? Or that tulips are not Dutch at all, but more likely to have come… Continue reading

In which you are sadly mistaken

The fashion industry is all about glamour, or so it would have you believe. But behind every glossy fashion spread is a harassed stylist .. and their assistant. This week I was assisting… Continue reading

I blame it on the cupcakes

Contrary to popular belief (or maybe just wishful thinking on my part), it’s not every day that I get to eat delicious cupcakes, hang out with people who actually make an effort with… Continue reading

Cheapest dress EVER #2

Not too long ago I posted about a dress that cost me $1 and said it was my cheapest dress ever… well, I had forgotten that I’d bought this one. It also cost… Continue reading

Future op-tions

Although Self-stitched September is the ideal opportunity to showcase (read: show off) stuff I’ve made, the combination of crappy weather, being either too busy to actually get photos of my outfits or housebound… Continue reading

The green goddess and me

You know how I said I had hot chocolate with my friend the other day…? You’re probably thinking, what can get better than hot chocolate… and this one had ANISEED and CINNAMON in… Continue reading

All stitched up

How has your week been? I haven’t really done that much but this week seems to have flown by. I thought I’d just do a Self-stitched September update. Tuesday 14th September: really wanted… Continue reading