My First Coat!

I'm very excited about my latest make because I have finally made my first coat! I have always loved duffle coats so I was very excited when the Tilly and the Buttons Eden Coat was released because it had duffle coat and raincoat options. Around the time it was released, my local Spotlight store also... Continue Reading →

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 →

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