Tag Archive: DIY

Granny squares are go!

  My grandma was a crafty lady. She could sew, tat, crochet, knit, quill, and do all manner of other handicrafts as well as make a mean lemon meringue pie, roll perfect spheres… Continue reading

Isewlation achievement

Two months ago, I had grand plans for all the clothes I was going to fix/make/customise during COVID-19 lockdown. Back then, I thought I’d be posting here at least every fortnight, making great… Continue reading

From “just lining” to amazing A-line

Who remembers the blog post I did about this dress? Probably no one, because I didn’t do a blog post about it. I have also lost the “before” photos because they were on… Continue reading

Tales of a table runner

Normally, I wouldn’t describe myself as a particularly argumentative person, but when I saw this stripy, woven, fringed textile in an opshop labelled as a table runner, I thought “what!? It’s a skirt!”… Continue reading

Patch Perfect

As much as I’d like to believe that the universe gives you what you ask for, I haven’t often found it to be true. But I’d been in the mood for 70s styling… Continue reading

Share More. Wear More. Fashion for good.

As you may be aware, this week is Fashion Revolution Week. That means there are events on all around the world with the common goal of changing the current fashion system for the… Continue reading

Deborah Wurrkidj’s design as a dress

  Not too long ago, I found this fabric for $3 at an opshop (where else!?). As its designer,¬†indigenous artist¬†Deborah Wurrkidj, and the Babbarra Women’s Centre were credited along the selvedge, it was… Continue reading

Red + recycling = Melbourne Cup magic

  Living in Melbourne and loving fashion as I do, it’s hard not to get swept up in the magic of the Spring Racing Carnival. So when Estelle asked me to be her… 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

Two types of turban

I’ve been somewhat slack with the old blogging bizzo lately, haven’t I? This is maybe because I have been out and about the past few weekends, what with Open House Melbourne and staycations… Continue reading