29 April, 2012
nell added the project Who's-Feeling-Bluesfest Dress
Fabulously easy cotton dress with A-line skirt based on Burda magazine 6/2010. I omitted the sleeves and the tie at the back, making this one super easy and quick dress to whip it.
The perfect d…
4 January, 2012
9 December, 2011
7 November, 2011
nell commented on the project My Almost Sew-Along Summer Dress
Haha thanks! It was perfect weather on Saturday so I got to wear this. Someone told me I looked like summer!
4 November, 2011
nell commented on the project Mini Claudie
Love this! Would be perfect for winter.
nell added the project My Almost Sew-Along Summer Dress
I was inspired to create this dress after seeing the details of the September sew-along to make the halter neck dress. I thought that project was really cute, but I wanted to make a few amendments …
28 July, 2011
nell commented on the article Hunting for Vintage Fabrics with Sandy Stone
I used to do a lot of my vintage fabric sourcing online, but now that I live in Melbourne (Australia) I’m surrounded by a plethora of op shops and vintage stores. I just wander into stores that loo…
28 April, 2011
nell commented on the article Tips for Sewing Lingerie + Win a Copy of Sweet Nothings!
Cotton for everyday wearability, but lace for that va-va-voom factor on special occasions. This book looks fabulous! I love pretty underwear.
nell commented on the article Subscribe to BurdaStyle magazine!
For Australians – I contacted Burda through the link and they got back to me in a week. The cost for 12 issues is EUR 86.04 including shipping which at current exchange rates is AUD117. At less tha…
21 April, 2011
nell commented on the article Needle Felting
Wow I always thought needle felting would be really hard, but that tutorial makes it seem really easy to do. I’d love to try this out. Looks like a nice relaxing activity.
18 April, 2011
nell added the project Vintage Inspired Clutch
A quick little project I whipped up on a Sunday morning to take to the movies. I’m really pleased with the way this bag turned out. I agonised for ages over what fabric to use before grabbing two s…
26 January, 2011
2 January, 2011
nell commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 Win Three Sewing Books + Copies of Stitch Magazine from Interweave!
I would have loved the Burda subscription, or a serger.
nell added the project Baby Bonnet and Tunic Set
I made a tunic and matching bonnet for my baby cousin for Christmas. The tunic is a modified version of a McCall’s pattern (M5083). I added a snap on one shoulder so that it’s easier to get over he…
7 December, 2010
nell commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I spend anywhere between $5 and $60 on a project, depending on the fabric I get. I live near some fabulous fabric stores in Melbourne so it is hard to resist.