I spent a happy day last week in the midst of much last minute planning for a fundraising event, sewing up two little aprons. The aprons were to be used as part of the costume for two of our fundraiser saloon bar staff. I patiently sourced vintage dirndl's for the two saloon girls, our vision … Continue reading Saloon Night (1). Aprons.
Last week I had a long overdue clear out of my upstairs craft cupboard, it was quite fun actually. Like back in the day when my Mum would ask me to clear my room and in doing so I would discover favourite books, magazines, photographs and all manner of wonderful time temptations that would inevitably … Continue reading Monsters Inked
This summer I had the chance to go home to London for a few days, I don't get to go back that often so I was beyond happy when I had the chance. It was in the middle of 'The Big Heatwave of 2013' and the city was a sweltering mass of touristy traffic and … Continue reading The London Cape
Back in June I made my littlest superhero a cape, it was mostly for my own fun I have to confess. Just a quick project with some turquoise gingham I had purchased in bulk and then left unused on the shelf. Even if he never wore it I thought it would make a sweet photograph … Continue reading Every superhero deserves a cape
I have been furiously sewing away in the basement of my house recently in an effort to become good at dressmaking. I've always had a sewing interest and usually always had a machine lurking away in the background but up to this point not had the space to get stuck into really learning how to … Continue reading Miette skirt: Tilly and the Buttons
A couple of months ago I needed a dress. Now, I know that there are plenty of wonderful shops here in Copenhagen that I could go to to find the 'right' dress for a special occasion. I did indeed spend far longer than I ought to have traipsing round all the vintage stores. Hoping to … Continue reading Pre Vintage, Vintage