I’m pretty much going to let these pictures speak for themselves, but I recently had the opportunity to make my future sister in laws wedding dress. This was such an honour and I was so pleased to be asked, but … Continue reading
Remember when I showed you the bridesmaid skirts I made? Well, recently, lots of people have seen them in a magazine photo spread. Yes, that’s right, I am on my way to fame and fortune… Except, maybe don’t get too … Continue reading
2 weeks before christmas I received a rather last minute and rather exciting commission. A friend of mine was getting married on December 29th and his fiancée was struggling to find bridesmaid dresses. She had bought some dresses (that she … Continue reading
Right, now I don’t want anyone to be worrying about my lack of sewing around here. It may not look like I’m up to much, but some how this year has kicked off to a great start in my Etsy shop, which has kept me busy with orders.
I’m so excited that I can share my latest commission with you. I really enjoy designing and making things for others. It means I get to sew and create new pieces, but I don’t need to buy a bigger house to fit in all my clothes.
This dress was a custom design and make and I have to say I loved it so much it was hard to send it across the world. Luckily she loves it too so at least I know it’s gone to a good home!
Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls – prepare yourself, wait eagerly in anticipation, nibble on your finger nails until you are left with tortured stumps of anxiety… I have already received my first order of 2014 and I don’t think I could be more excited.
What’s that I hear? You aren’t as excited as me? Such a shame.
I’ll tell you about it anyway.
So as I said I’ve already received a custom order based loosely on this dress. I’m not going to give too much away, but you can have a sneak peak of the fabric and my sketch.
Starting today I will be working on the pattern and the lining (which will serve as a sort of muslin in case anything goes completely wrong) – I’m so pleased that I found an adjustable tailors mannequin on eBay a last year as now I can fit to that.
Here’s to starting the new year in a fun way and with sewing something not for me.