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Hola from Barcelona! Well its my last day in Spain I have loved it. I feel like I have covered some serious ground over the past 3 weeks and ticked off everything (or near enough) that I wanted to see. As usual, no trip would be complete with some...


Today marks a month since I got back from holidays - where does the time go! I spent most of October travelling around India and experiencing what is known as the golden triangle (Delhi - Agra - Jaipur) with a couple of extra stops including Pushkar and...


Its only a few weeks shy of Winter but my sewing table is in complete denial of this. I will definitely need to kick the Winter sewing into gear, but for now lets just sneak in another Summery dress. I spied this pattern - New Look 6243 recently and...


Well thats me back to reality after a two week holiday in Vietnam. I had a brilliant time enjoying the sights, smells (although not always) and food of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Saigon. I spent most of my time on an Intrepid tour with a great bunch of people...


When Pitt Trading, a fabric and trim store in Sydney, put the call out for people to submit blog postings for their new website blog I jumped at the chance. I have long been a fan of Pitt Trading and often hunted them out when they appeared at craft and...


The creation of this dress started in a land far far away – Italy that is, and ended up in Sydney Australia. In May 2013 I holidayed in Italy for a couple of weeks and took the opportunity whilst I was over there to buy up some beautiful Italian fabrics...


A sunny Winters day was the perfect backdrop for the latest photos for my blog. One of the perks of working in financial services is the Bank Holiday you get once a year. Why do we get it? I don’t know. Do I care? No I do not, it’s a day off work! It...


Ah Rome. A city of cobbled streets, gelato, churches and let's not forget - fashion! As soon as I'd made the decision to holiday in Italy I researched fabric stores to visit in between all the pizza eating. My first destination was Milan, one of the fashion...


Gotta love a sewing competition to stretch you and get your creative juices flowing. So when Tessuti announced a sewing competition this month, I thought why not enter. I read about the competition on their blog the other day and was intrigued by the...