handmade children's clothing and accessories, markets, sewing projects

Summer time

This time of year feels so full of promise for the warm weather to come. Here in Canberra, the days are getting longer and warmer, the woollen jumpers are being shelved for another year and the sunscreen and hats are coming out. I've been busy making dresses for upcoming markets, and stocking in Trove Canberra in Civic… Continue reading Summer time

handmade children's clothing and accessories, Stockists

New stockist: Bamboo lulu

I'm excited to have a selection of my organic cotton and bamboo wash-cloths available in Bamboo Lulu's beautiful online store.  These wash-cloths are so versatile! Use them instead of disposable wipes at nappy change time, for bathing baby, cleaning up after feeding time, as a burp cloth and cleaning the inevitable spills and messes with… Continue reading New stockist: Bamboo lulu

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The humble hanky

The Autumn days are growing longer and a cool chill is descending in the evening.  Winter is around the corner with sniffles and sneezes to follow. The humble hanky, although often overlooked, is incredibly practical and will never shred in the wash, leaving little specks of white all over your black tee.  They are a… Continue reading The humble hanky

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A vintage summer

It's not quite summer yet, but the weather is warming up and the plants are looking thirsty.  The bright sunshine calls for vibrant colours and I love these vintage cotton fabrics for that reason.  I've made some simple skirts and hairbands from my stash of vintage treasures. Headbands are great in summer for keeping hair… Continue reading A vintage summer

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Tee for two

Spring is here!  Canberra is filled with gorgeous blossom trees and we have the fabulous Floriade festival on too. I've had a lot of fun creating some appliqued tees, inspired by some gorgeous fabrics and colours.  Appliques are fun to make, and double-sided interfacing makes the process more accurate and gives you a great result.… Continue reading Tee for two

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Sewing for Spring

I love spring time!  We're still in the last month of Winter, but it is so close.  Somehow the air seems fresher and blossoms are starting to appear on the trees.  The days are also getting warmer (although it did snow here in Canberra last week!). I've been inspired by the turn of the season… Continue reading Sewing for Spring