lady a

Just a small post about my day job, and the lovely stuff we have created. check out my blog for more

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I got married last week and I had two and a half months to put together everything. My two bridesmaids and find someone to do my dress, or at least most of my dress. I love a bit of vintage feel, but I also enjoy modernizing it a little. But you can see what era [...]

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Although I am a big lover of silk hemp and other natural fabrics, I sometimes do some odd and quirky sewing with materials that aren’t the usual. This tends to lean towards wearable art, I have used plastic bags, bottle tops and packaging straps. This time I used punctured bicycle tubes it was interesting to [...]

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I have had this pattern from the lovely Folkwear Patterns for a little while now, its Rosie the riveter #240 I decided I needed something for Christmas to wear and that one seemed a quick one to do the night before. I made it from cotton because here in Australia it gets pretty hot at [...]

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I had to make myself a dress the night before a event, so I found myself some fabric and a old retro pattern and took a evening to make something to wear the next day. Its old Vogue pattern, and it was a fun night in. Lady A

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I had the fun task of making a cancan skirt for a lovely friend of mine She is performing tonight in it and I hope to take some pictures I have been making little posts on My Blog and if all goes well with the photo taking I will put some images up tomorrow. Here [...]

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So I finished the dress and I am now able to start new projects here is a little photo of the piece in the exhibition, but I will put up more photo’s on my blog, once the runway show is over. There will be more on my blog soon Lady A

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I have a old Singer  sewing machine, like most people probably they are common. But I had it fixed up and serviced. It was long and hard journey but now she is well and working again. Now it onwards with my wearable art dress, deadline coming up fast more on that as soon as I [...]

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I have been looking at all these cute vintage inspired bathing suit, and always said to myself I will draft a pattern and make a few cute ones myself. Anyway I haven’t had time to make a pattern myself, but I have found the Burda style website had a sweet pattern to download for free. [...]

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This is the next thing for my lovely client CĂ©cile Mimieux, there is still lots more to do on it, but I have to have a fitting before I can finish this. the collar will be decorated with more pearls, and I will be making a head piece called a french hood to match the [...]

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