Dressmaking Diary: Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019

Dressmaking Diary: Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019

If you follow this blog enough, you'll definitely know that this year has been crazy for me! But I just wanted to write this post to look back on my original plans for this blog, how these plans changed, my sewing achievements and my goals for Dressmaking Diary in 2019. The original plan My very [...]

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Harry Potter Robe: Troubleshooting a lining that keeps rolling

Harry Potter Robe: Troubleshooting a lining that keeps rolling

Crimes of Grindlewald comes out this week and one of my most popular posts on this blog is the Harry Potter Gryffindor Robe. As I was sewing it, the biggest trouble I had was that the lining kept rolling! A seamstress named Denise helped me fix up this problem. I just wanted to share what [...]

Fighting cancer and what I learnt about courage

Fighting cancer and what I learnt about courage

As I fight cancer, people tell me to “be brave” or “be courageous”. While I always appreciate the sentiment and the thought, I never really understood the words. If someone says "be brave while you fight cancer", what do they even mean by it? Because no matter what anyone says, I’m still gonna be afraid of needles. I even cried during an injection once while I was in hospital!

You can make the world a better place by knitting?

You can make the world a better place by knitting?

(Photo above was taken in 2014) I've always loved making things. Growing up I always jumped on whatever craft craze was going on at school. If you remember the days of Scoobies, friendship bracelets and french knitting, I always jumped on the craze. This love for making things still continues today and one part of [...]