Sunday, April 29, 2012

Weekend Wrap Up!

 This weekend time was spent:

-Drinking tea (from my super sweet teapot!)

-Crafting this mini quilt thingo. I'm not sure if I want to hang this on the wall or use it as a small lap quilt. Either way now I am keen to work on and hopefully finish my first quilt.

-Making, cutting and adjusting a dress pattern over and over again. Right after I took this photo I realised the fabric pattern was upside down, doh!

-Tidying and rearranging spaces within my studio. 

It was a nice, busy and creative weekend overall. I feel like I might (fingers crossed) have got my sewing groove back and I'm excited to start working on some current and new projects! 

Friday, April 27, 2012

Inspiration Friday!

Bow Hair Tie by OhHoneyHush

Follow the Leader Greeting Card by SophieParker

Summer's Day Wrap Dress by CoralieBeatrix

Whale Pincushion by blueberrybandit

"Larkin" Tribal Inspired Earrings by RootsandFeathers

Happy Friday!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Dress Restyle

I bought this snazzy dress at my favourite op shop for $5. It was a perfect fit, but the length made me look like a hobbit (no offence to habits anywhere, I'm just quite short). I knew it would only take a few adjustments to make it look good and so I trimmed it to the right length and used the leftover material to make a skinny belt to match! Easy peasy! Now it is the perfect length for twirling and I love wearing it. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Weekend Wrap Up

Not many pictures were taken this weekend. The combination of a headcold, a 21st and many, many shopping trips meant that I was exhausted and spent a lot of my spare time napping (which is why this post is so late!) I'm feeling a lot better now, but I have a persistent cough that is quite annoying. I am hoping to tackle some more projects leading into the weekend if my energy levels remain good! 

Friday, April 20, 2012

Inspiration Friday

Vintage Electric Fan by ohiopicker

Art Deco Rose Print Cushion by luluandluca

Owl Head Brooch in teal by HandyMaiden

Linocut Print by thebigharumph

Rage Against the (Sewing) Machine by TheWorstShopEver

Happy Friday! 

Thursday, April 19, 2012


So I graduated last Friday the 13th (what a day!) and it was fun, weird and sad all rolled into one. It felt good to graduate, but I don't really feel old enough or that enough time has passed since I finished high school. I guess that is just growing up though!

It was great to have my parents and sister come down for the day, even if it was a quick visit and I'm glad they could be there. It was a fun day!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Easy DIY

I had been looking for an interesting way to display my instax mini photos in my bedroom, but in a way that I could change and rotate whenever I felt like it. This old photo frame cost me $2 from an op shop and I just used the existing string to peg my photographs onto. I am planning on adding more string to display more photos when I take them. But for now I am happy with this super easy and quick DIY!

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Weekend Wrap Up

This weekend I:

 Was still super excited about graduating from uni (still waiting on pictures to share) and I was bought these extremely pretty flowers to celebrate! 

Made a super easy DIY project..I will share details soon. 

Created a donation for a local fundraising effort.

Went fabric shopping for the first time in forever. Thankfully the shop is more organised now and I had a hard time choosing between the fabrics I wanted. This is a good predicament to be in!

 I also made my first 'grown up' purchase of a brand new mattress. All the signs are pointing to me being grown up now, but I definitely don't feel old enough to be doing this stuff!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Inspiration Friday

Vintage Aqua Bow Flats by GingerRootVintage

Feathers Print by YellowButtonStudio

Henriette Coat by  alicenightingale

Leather Ballet Flats by BaliELF

Yellow Felt Donkey by TwoSadDonkeys

Happy Friday friends! I am graduating university today, eeek how exciting! Pictures to come soon. 

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Recent Op Shop Finds

Some things I have found at op shops lately include this fantastic blanket to add to my collection and these two lovely vintage suitcases. One of them even has the old address for the previous owner, love! 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Recent Bags!

I finally got around to photographing and listing some of the bags I have made recently. It felt good to check that off my to-do-list because it has been hanging over me for a good few weeks now. I have some more fantastic fabrics waiting to be used so I expect to have some more bags finished soon!

Also, my shipping prices had to be adjusted due to the recent change in Australia Post shipping costs. I hope I have covered them well enough, but any overcharges in shipping costs will be refunded through paypal! 

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Sunday, April 8, 2012

Easter Weekend

It was a lovely Easter long weekend filled with:

Playing with the animals
Watching the animals interact
Op shopping with mum (more pictures to come)
Giving Easter presents

It's all back to normal and the real world tomorrow!