"CLASSIC HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA" I remember reading my biopsy diagnosis with my boyfriend, Gino, at the doctor's office. I studied Medical Science at university and majored in Immunobiology (ironically), and I knew what lymphoma meant. But I had to hear it for myself so I asked, "what does that mean?" "Cancer of the lymph," my doctor said.
Hey everyone! It's Steph again. So a fellow blogger, theoncehooked.com and I, bought tickets for the Wizard's Brunch. It's a Harry Potter themed brunch that I was really looking forward to. For it, I sewed a Gryffindor robe! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we're no longer able to attend. But I'd like to thank Andre Tabula for [...]
It's easy to view sewing as something old-fashioned that no-one really does anymore. Sewing isn't trendy and can be a pretty tedious process. On top of that, in our consumer-driven world, it's easy to just buy our own ready-to-wear clothes online or at the shops. But there's something about sewing that just draws me to [...]
Initially, I was going to sew this using a simple nude-coloured fabric. But as I was looking around my local Spotlight Store, I happened upon a fabric which gave off a tribal kind of vibe. In my mind it worked perfectly for this pattern. A nude-coloured coat is pretty, but it’s something you can commonly [...]
My first ever sewing project was sewn by hand. This was before I owned a sewing machine, before I learnt how to read a commercial pattern, and years before I attended beginners dressmaking classes. If you don't count some compulsory textiles classes in Year 7, my first experience of really dedicating myself to a project [...]
Welcome to the first ever project for this blog! I decided to choose an easy-levelled pattern to kick it all off. The pattern says "easy-to-sew" but I still struggled here and there, and this blog is all about that process! It's autumn here in Australia so a kimono is something great to wear between the transition [...]