"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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
My name is Stephanie and welcome to my first blog post! Whether you got here through a link that someone (most likely me) shared or just somehow found yourself here while browsing the internet, I'm glad you're here. I put up this blog to share my dressmaking journey with you. I'm no sewing/dressmaking/fashion expert, but [...]