Many years ago I thought it would be a good idea to make a dress like this: It is an open crochet made from ends of balls donated by my lovely mother. Needless to say I only wore it once (with another dress underneath of course!) I first got the idea when I saw a… Continue reading Crochet kaleidoscope
With this time of year comes many formal events for me. Being me, I was loath to wear the same dresses over and over again, but as I'm sure you've guessed my wardrobe is already more full than I can reasonably justify. I had a few dresses a former housemate had given me when she… Continue reading Not dead, just dyed
Back in summer I was at my local wonderland. I had a shopping list and was determined to stick to it, but of course that rarely happens. I found some beautiful delicate wine/raspberry lace (though it was polyester and has a small repeat pattern) it was (I think) $5 a meter. Hey, I'd been wondering… Continue reading Fancy a dancy
The Ball Themed party come round again. This year it is games. Board games, video games, so many options. The costumes were varied, weird and wonderful as always. Above is my before and after photo. My costume cost less than $5 this year, I think my prize for best dressed was… Continue reading The Pursuit of Fashion
Have I ever told you about my favourite op shop? It's a tiny little place in Myponga called The Spare Room. I wish I lived in SA just for this op shop. It has a great range of glasses, mugs, and all kinds of kitchen ware. Even though kitchen ware makes up 85% of what… Continue reading Pants!
To give you the minimal amount of warning, this is my last strictly fashion post, others might spring up from time to time, but this will now become my I-am-living-in-a-different-state-to-most-of-my-friends-and-dont-want-to-tell-the-same-stuff-to-each-and-every-one-of-them. Anyway, back to the s. This is one I may have commenting on in passing, and uses the same pattern as the previous dress I… Continue reading Goldilock’s Revenge
I know, I know, yet again I have neglected you, but in about 3 weeks I am moving interstate, so my diary has been busy with social activities, paperwork and packing. But to follow on from my last post, you can take a gander at some of the other photos from that photo shoot. Looking… Continue reading She danced with Death