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 [...]
Summer is finally here in Australia! If you know me, you'd know that my summer staples are shorts. I never get tired of shopping for a new pair of shorts! That's why I decided to sew a summer-y pair of shorts to add to my wardrobe.
Because I lost my hair due to chemo, I've been wearing head wraps. Although I was never one to wear head wraps and turbans before, I've really come to love the look now. It's given me the chance to embrace the boho style and so I decided to sew a boho-inspired skirt to complete the look.
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 [...]
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!
Spring has arrived in Australia and it's time to switch the beanies for something new and fresh! As you may or may not know, I've been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma and I've been doing chemotherapy since July.
(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 [...]