Wool

Robyn’s New York Cape (modified)

We first met Robyn a few months ago when she came into our Melbourne store wearing one of the most beautiful coats I’ve ever clapped my coat-loving eyes on. It was navy wool, trench style and as we ooh-ed and…

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Layering with wool, by Judith

  Here’s a quick and easy project that Judith whipped up in our wool/alpaca coating Cascading Lights. It’s a simple layering piece made up with two squares that she ever so slightly rounded at the shoulders. And to keep those…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 8860

Here’s Nasrin’s fantastic new winter coat made up in our Italian textured wool jacquard from last winter (sold out). The pattern used is Very Easy Vogue 8860, a great basic pattern with options for hooded, stand collar or collarless coat (note:…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 8602

This winter I came down with a complete colour crush on teal. Not turquoise (too light), not aqua (too green), not peacock (too blue). Just teal. Inspired by a pic I saw somewhere, I decided to make this super simple…

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Clever knitwear

Check out this stylish, simple and toasty jumper/scarf set made up by a Melbourne regular. The fabric is Berry Weave and perfectly suited to this slim-fitted style. The scarf fringing was achieved with some creative thread-pulling, and the jumper hem…

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Cape. Cute.

Here’s some cute for you. A little cape that Melbourne regular Helen made for her granddaughter Scarlett (my how she’s grown!). The pattern is ‘M’, from this Japanese book:   The outer fabric, a navy self-patterned wool, is unfortunately sold…

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Pattern Review – Vogue 8299 *modified

I met up with Georgia today to photograph her latest creation and the morning’s weather was going to determine what I was going to find Georgia wearing for this pattern review! If the fine sunny weather held up I was…

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Butterscotch Pudding? Meet Vintage McCalls 9347

This dress is what I like to call ‘A Nice Save’. Out of curiosity, how often do you believe a garment – mid-construction – may in all likelihood be heading towards the dark destination that is Disasterville (or Wasteoftimetown). And…

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