The “Back to School” Goldstream Peacoat

After sewing hubby a 70s Melton wool coat (below) in 2012, I wanted to sew him something different last year for our 15th wedding anniversary. The plan was to sew Thread Theory’s Jedediah pants and Newcastle Cardigan. But, I took longer than expected sourcing … Continue reading

Nautical Inspired Emery Dress

I have just returned from a two-night staycation on Sentosa Island, having a blast with the family at Universal Studios Singapore, and street testing my wearable muslin. This nautical inspired number is fast becoming a favorite wear of mine with … Continue reading

Sew Weekly Reunion: The “Asymmetrical Geometric” Dress

Asymmetrical Geometric dress

  My new make is an asymmetrical dress from a 1945 vintage McCall sewing pattern using a geometric print chiffon fabric and some black crepe back satin remnant. Full blog post and more project photos on The Sew Weekly Reunion.  … Continue reading

Lace Giveaway Winners

Hello all

Sorry, I’m so late in announcing the winners. All I can say for now is it has been a very productive sewing month!

Thank you SO much for all your menswear sewing pattern suggestions. I’ve decided to sew the Jedediah pants and Newcastle Cardigan, both from Thread Theory!



Without further ado, the winners for the giveaway are Ali M from Alimakes and Amy from Sew Well!! Ali wins the ivory lace and Amy, the stretch lace with floral and black tartan print. Congratulations ladies! Please email your mailing addresses to and I’ll post your packages out asap.

Sage Lace, Minty Pleats and a Giveaway!

I have not been sewing separates for sometime and I can’t even recall the last time I sewed in pastel colors. This outfit happened purely out of my intrigue with different fabrics, specifically lace, silk organza and pre-pleated. I’ve sewn … Continue reading