Tag Archive: sewing

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

Fashion rationed: wardrobe woes go viral

EXCLUSIVE Australians are being forced to take desperate measures as coronavirus prevents factories in China from filling and shipping clothing orders for the Autumn/Winter 2020 season. Several fast fashion chains have stated that… Continue reading

Boro’d time

Don’t I look young in this picture? That’s because it is from three years ago. Yes, back in 2016 I started altering this child’s kimono* that I brought back from Tokyo some time… Continue reading

Spot the difference

Sometimes, when opshopping, I find garments that really make me wonder what the designer was thinking. Case in point, this yellow and black polka dot number. Behold… the “before” photos. Admittedly, it was… 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

Flats with a fringe

Flipping through a fashion mag recently, my eyes alighted on this fanciful footwear by Marc Jacobs. I know, I’m a sucker for anything with a tassel! And I’m also a sucker for taking… 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

A kaftan makes the cut

Have you ever been to the Fitzroy Market? I discovered this hotbed of temptation around this time last year when I was catsitting in the area. Cue wild spending spree which included this… Continue reading

Embroidery and elegance

As much as I adore summer, days of 40+ degrees pose something of a challenge. How to stay cool and still retain even a semblance of non-sweaty elegance? Wear a dress made out… Continue reading