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Kids Book Dress

It turns out I can contribute to this weeks Sew Weekly challenge as I had something pre-made that would suit this challenge just perfectly hoorah!! So what was my favourite book growing up? Well I did love The Five Chinese Brothers, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and anything Suess not to mention Where the Wild Things Are but really couldn't find any sewing inspiration from any of my favs. But as a BIG kid this Little Golden Book 'I Can Fly' is one of my favourites, the illustrations are by the… Continue

Added by Kazz on May 6, 2011 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Hat Trick Challenge

Didn't Kate look amazing? a perfect princess and Pippa the perfect bridesmaid both looking stunning in Alexander McQueen. The Queen doing it Gouda style at 85 needing a little help from any of these number of rad ladies from Advanced Style me thinks, Ilona Royce 91, an absolute doll making her own eye lashes from… Continue

Added by Kazz on May 1, 2011 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

The Denise Huxtable -TV Character

The Facts

Fabric: Cotton, I love cotton.

Pattern: from within my head

Year: 2010

Notions: no notions

Time to complete: approx 2hours

First worn: 2010

Wear again? have done several times

Total Cost: approx $20…


Added by Kazz on April 23, 2011 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Just Kidding Around

The Facts

Fabric: Cotton Black Denim.

Pattern: Simplicity 6926

Year: 1975

Notions: 14 Red Buttons

Time to complete: approx 4 hours

First worn: April 2011

Wear again? Yep!! sure will.

Total Cost: $20


I almost didn't think I was going to make it to this weeks challenge , we've been driving…


Added by Kazz on April 17, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Kiss the Cook Apron Challenge.

Kiss the cook indeed! I'm rather chuffed with this challenge considering my efforts from last weeks challenge were an epic fail.

Never would I even consider sewing an apron, I don't even cook! my hubby does it all so I can spend all my me time sewing aprons and stuff and superimposing myself into make-believe retro kitchen scenes.…


Added by Kazz on April 9, 2011 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

The UFO challenge turns out to be a polyester nightmare.

I have to say that this 'un-finished object' had gotten as far as purchasing the fabric along with the idea of making shorts!!!! so I hadn't even cut into the fabric it was just some whack idea I thought I could pull off, first off my fabric choice was all kinds of wrong, secondly what was I thinking... shorts!!! eeeek. Maybe I had some flash idea that I could pull off this polyester/cotton nightmare, and maybe if I had chosen a more flattering fabric this idea may of worked, I guess it's…


Added by Kazz on April 2, 2011 at 11:45pm — 6 Comments

An Ugly Pattern Challenge

The Facts

Fabric: Stretch Cotton approx $8 a metre from Spotlight.

Pattern: Simplicity 7081

Year: 1996

Notions: Zip

Time to complete: approx 2 hours

First worn: March 2011

Wear again? Sure!! I rather like…


Added by Kazz on March 25, 2011 at 11:18pm — 2 Comments

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