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

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Fabulous Australiana

The Handmade Cooperative have put together a great list of Australiana for babies and children. I was delighted to see my koala baby pants featured along with gorgeous items by other Australian makers. You can find details of the items in the picture here: Emu print by Nicole Barros Vegemite earrings by FMAU Floral journal by Sarah Emily… Continue reading Fabulous Australiana

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Australian Wandarrah on Etsy

The Australian Wandarrah Etsy team has a lovely blog featuring items from Australian Etsy stores. I'm so pleased to see my fingerless gloves alongside so many other beautiful items in their collection for babies and children. Thanks Australian Wandarrah team! You can take a look at the lovely finds here.

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March Handmade Markets

I had a stall at the amazing Handmade Canberra markets this weekend just gone. They're incredibly well run, have the loveliest people coming through and friendly, talented stall holders. It was a pleasure to be there once again. This was my 5th market and I loved seeing the familiar faces of my regular customers and it was great… Continue reading March Handmade Markets

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Taking a look at The Local Look

When I discovered The Local Look around 8 months ago, I was immediately taken by their ethos and passion for Canberra. Produced by the lovely Sheena Ireland, The Local Look was born from a desire to shop local and support Canberra business owners and creative artists. I was thrilled to be featured in the Local Look e-magazine in December (with gorgeous photography by… Continue reading Taking a look at The Local Look

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Hooray for Handmade!

I'm excited to be back at the amazing Handmade Canberra markets this March on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th. I'm also thrilled to be alongside so many amazing makers from around Australia. As well as showcasing some of my new designs, along with some old favourites, I'll certainly be doing my own shopping. If you haven't… Continue reading Hooray for Handmade!

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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