The Darlings, the School of Fish Romper and a Giveaway winner

Just before we flew home from our trip down under, we got to meet sewing BFF Veronica Darling and her family for brunch next to the Yarra River. At a quaint cafe called Pony. The weather was wonderful and we had such a … Continue reading

Australia Part 3: Hobart

I fell in love with Hobart many years ago. It really does have the freshest air I’ve ever inhaled and some of the freshest produce I’ve ever eaten! Here are some of my fave places to visit and I’m just overjoyed when … Continue reading

Australia Part 2: Brighton Bath Boxes & the 70s culottes

On our way back from the Great Ocean Road, we had to make a stop at Brighton Beach in Melbourne, home to these delightful Bath Boxes. It’s color therapy time and too difficult to pick a favorite. This place made us so jolly,  … Continue reading

Australia Part 1: The Road Trip

While sewing has not stopped, I found myself sacrificing blog time for sew time. With things getting busier and kids’ chauffeuring getting crazier,  sew time has become more precious  than ever. Photography takes time and I would rather step on my machine … Continue reading

An Amazing Start to 2014!

It was an AmaZing Sunday afternoon at the start of 2014 and the weather was just perfect. On the sunny island of Singapore, this was one of those unusually cool and windy days.  Our family visited one of our favorite … Continue reading

Sew Weekly Reunion: The “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

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