Miss J

Recently I was lucky enough to obtain this beautiful Australian Home Journal dress pattern with divine scalloped edges and I was waiting until I found the perfect fabric – as most of you know sometimes the fabric and the pattern just fit together and often one will go unused for quite a while until it’s [...]


It is a tradition in my family that the girls all have a new dress to wear on Christmas Day. As time has progressed, my children are grown and my family is now spread all over Australia (and a few in UK) the tradition has changed a little. A wonderful friend of mine includes me [...]


As a vertically challenged, stiletto wearing vintage clothing lover I have always struggled to find dresses and skirts to fit – and sent constant prayers of thanks to my long departed great-grandmother that she taught me to sew at a very young age. One day whilst surfing Pinterest (hands up those also addicted?) I came [...]