Saturday, December 15, 2012

Recent fabric purchases

Rosey mesh - I'm not a fan of mesh as a rule, but I liked the print on this. I'm in wardrobe planning mode, so I'm thinking might make a nice overdress or cardie of some description.

It's from the Alannah Hill fabric section at IT INC in Brunswick St Fitzroy.
I also got this cute cat fabric - it's voile-y, and the burn test tells me it's cotton.
Cotton decorating fabric from
Some recent purchases from Spotlight (South Melbourne store):
cotton drill
ITY knit
crepe and chiffon - destined for a reversible skirt
 Cute-as-a-bug fabric from Darn Cheap Fabrics (I think it's from Milly)  - another reversible skirt + scarf with the leftovers.

Polyester chiffon

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Gift sewing

This is a makeup purse made from Nicole Mallalieu's downloadable pattern:

A gift for a colleague. It's a great pattern, very quick and detailed instructions to get a neat finish.

I used a metal trouser zip which I think looks extra swish.