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Fall Wedding #2: Italian Renaissance

This summer I was hired to create garments for two very different wedding parties. This group was something out of the ordinary for most bridal parties so of course I jumped on it. I built the bride’s c. 1490s gown … Read More

A stack of lovely patterns!

Pattern Score!

Just thought I’d share an awesome cache of vintage patterns I came across today. Lots of kids stuff which I hope to make for the little people in my life and some great adult patterns too. It’s getting rarer that … Read More

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Before & After: A Dress Remodel

One of my favourite things to do is to take a piece with potential and make it work. In this case I was gifted this crinkle rayon dress with a collared neckline, princess seams and a great print. Sadly it … Read More

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Throw Way Back: The Medieval Dress

For this instalment of Throw Way Back, I present this costume. I made it as the final project in a university costuming course 10 years ago. Taking it out of it’s storage (a 1960s vinyl travel case) to photograph it, … Read More

The Diva Dress by HLB 2014.

Made for Me: The Diva Dress

Another dance party, another excuse to make myself something the week of the event… Made for another edition of the ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody‘ dance parties organized and DJ-ed by the fabulous House of Gold Diamonds, I wanted to … Read More

A Non Wedding Dress HLB 2014

A Non – Wedding Dress

I feel as if I’ve come full circle now. I’ve made a few non traditional wedding dresses and now I’ve made a Wedding guest dress that could easily be a wedding dress! An acquaintance of mine came to me with … Read More