September Makes and My Birthday!

This was an exciting month for me because it was my birthday! I had an amazing time, it was great to spend time with friends and family. People were very kind and gave me lots of great gifts, some of which were sewing-related! For quite some time I have been using random heavy items in... Continue Reading →

July and August Makes

Over the past 2 months I haven't spent much time actually sewing, I have instead been sticking together patterns and working on other hobbies. I did manage to complete a few projects though and I am happy to say that they were mostly new patterns that I hadn't tried before. Christine Haynes Emery Dress After... Continue Reading →

June Makes

June was a somewhat productive month for sewing. I didn't make that many items, however the items I did make were new patterns. The first item I made was a self-drafted lunch bag made from black canvas and animal raincoat fabric. I based the pattern on my boyfriend's lunch bag, and I am really happy... Continue Reading →

Me Made May 2019 Update

In April, I decided that this year I was going to participate in Me Made May, so I made the following pledge: I, Bridgette, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May 2019. I endeavour to 1. Stick together 1 PDF pattern a week, 2. Wear at least 3 handmade garments a week, and 3. Make... Continue Reading →

Me Made May 2019

This year I have decided to participate in Me Made May. This is my first time participating and I am really excited! For those of you who are not familiar with Me Made May, it is a challenge created by Zoe of the blog So Zo What Do You Know. It aims to encourage makers... Continue Reading →

April Update

This month I have been busy! In particular, I have spent a lot of time planning and preparing makes. I think the reason behind my motivation this month is a combination of my new machine and a change in my sewing process. I have started keeping track of my patterns, fabric, haberdashery and plans in... Continue Reading →

My New Sewing Machine!

For a while I had been considering investing in either a new sewing machine or an overlocker. Whilst I knew they have very different functions, it took me a while to decide whether I would benefit more from the additional stitches of a more advanced sewing machine or an overlocker. So after weighing up my... Continue Reading →

2019 Make Nine

This is my first time participating in the Make Nine challenge and I am excited! I feel like my choices for my Make Nine are a mix of basics, projects for other people, re-creations of pieces I have seen or own and love and work pieces. So if I am able to make them all... Continue Reading →

New Years Eve Dress

Happy belated New Year everyone! I feel like I haven't posted in such a long time! The weather is currently really hot in Australia and I haven't been motivated to do much at home. I hope everyone had fun celebrating for New Years. I went out for dinner at a nice restaurant with my boyfriend... Continue Reading →

October-November Fabric Haul

Hi everyone! With so many good sales on lately and Spotlight having their VIP Night recently, I have been buying a lot of fabric! I have also been getting into the Christmas spirit early by stocking up on festive fabric in time for Christmas. Crepe As I mentioned in my last post, I recently purchased... Continue Reading →

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