May 6, 2016

 A couple of weeks ago, I realized that I'd been sewing non stop since the middle of February for a whole host of other people. This is great, it's what I do, but I felt I needed to up my self care and make a new bra for me, for Spring!


I had found this lace...

September 11, 2015

Winter is sneaking up on me. It was 3 degrees C last week and it tried to snow. I was cold. I wanted thermal vests, flannel onesies, plaid pajamas. I was told to get a grip, and close the windows.


Still, even if the weather is meant to improve this week, it's a sign of...

September 4, 2015

I've taken a fair amount of time off this summer in order to move house and entertain overseas visitors. It's been a gorgeous summer, but all good things must come to an end, and when I was asked to make a bra in black and deepest red, I knew that people were starting...

May 2, 2015

Another week has flown by, and another corset has found it's way from a picture in my head to a finished item. This time I wanted to make a cupped corset.

What's the difference between a cupped corset and a bustier? Nothing really, except maybe the bustier doesn't cover...

March 7, 2015

Those of you who read my previous post on my Spring/Summer inspiration will know that the theme is silk charmeuse in mother of pearl shades. So, on an unseasonably warm winter's day, with temperatures at a balmy 15 degrees C, it was the perfect time to make a start. Me...

February 14, 2015


Is it possible to be unaware that the biggest womens 'literary' phenomenon of recent times has hit the big screen? Love it or loathe it, 50 Shades of Grey certainly had people talking a couple of years ago, and the conversation has flared up again. 


Personally, I want...

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