We had an evening of natural dying, On paper, without my usual tieing, Using things like pureed flax, citric acid, salt, vinegar and wax, That changed the dye's colour while they were drying.
As NYE festival time loomed, A more cliche white girl image I assumed, No poncho, braids or braces, And nothing offensive to other races, Thus my next knitting project bloomed. My mother and I were committed, To make flowers both crocheted and knitted, Through pages of Pinterest we trawled, With flowers the table was sprawled, It… Continue reading Floral headdress
While home over summer I was rummaging through my parents wardrobe (no new purchases get past me) when I came upon this monstrosity: The fabric was a nice thick cotton weave, but all that florally pink, ugh! I had to see more! I pulled it out to find a 3/4 sleeve, nicely shaped business jacket.… Continue reading Colour me impressed
Photos? Street art? Dresses? Yeah! Let's get right into it... OK, so we messed around a lot that day. I don't think there were any 'serious' photos taken the whole time we were out. I simply adore this fabric, I bought it probably over a year ago now, from a quilting shop that was closing… Continue reading On the Street
I know, I know, bad blogger! BAD! But I'm a seamstress first. And after a hectic week, I took another week off to get back to sewing for myself. OK, here we go, the second half of Froctober... Day 16, a dress my Mother made when she was my age. Day 17, I got this… Continue reading What The Frock?
Are you ready for another round of Frocktober? If not, you should just leave now, because it's coming toward you pretty fast. Let's get straight into the action... The dress I bought in Brisbane almost 4 years ago, This is probably the second time I've worn it, this will be changing. I made the jacket,… Continue reading Frock and Roll
More with the dresses! I love this concept. I was playing around with this old (old old) camera of mine thinking "Wouldn't it be nice to be able to catch this image digitally? The lighting and the smudged glass screen are exquisite" Thus day 6 happened. The dress is one a good friend of mine… Continue reading Frock it up