Building basics: Style 3296 wrap skirt

One piece that I’ve worn a lot since making it last year is the Aura Skirt (blogged here) from Papercut Patterns. It’s served me really well as both a trans-seasonal piece and something that easily shifts between being slightly dressier,…

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The Birthday Dress That Almost Was

There once was a 40 frock so why not a 50 frock as well? First thing to note: those last ten years have gone really, really FAST (exploding head emoji goes here). Also to note: favourite decade so far and…

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Style 2667 (and pattern hoarding)

Not so long ago I was sorting through my pattern collection, fantasizing…sorry, PLANNING all the things I’m going to make this year, when something occurred to me. There are two garment styles that I’m very much drawn to – shift dresses and sundresses…

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