Tag Archives for The Drapery

The Trouble With Cotton

This post is part of my Costume Changes project, a considered wardrobe revitalising project. Of the aims of this project was to wean myself off the cotton tshirt. I like cotton tshirts because they are easy. They don’t need ironing … Continue reading

22. April 2015 by Rebecca
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The Just In Times…Shirt, Skirt, Shawl and Shield

OK, so this one is my last Christmas making post, the final wrap-up, the things just finished, just in time. I finished sewing the buttons on this linen shirt for My Man two days before Christmas. The linen comes from … Continue reading

30. December 2014 by Rebecca
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Inside the Ribbon Tin: October

Inside the Ribbon Tin is a monthly series featuring a miscellany of bits and bobs, odds and sods, knicks and knacks, all sorts of interesting things related to textiles and making. Come and see what is inside the Ribbon Tin this month. … Continue reading

29. October 2014 by Rebecca
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Made in Adelaide

Home of big clear skies Handsome buildings, so different from the heavy squatness of Melbourne bluestone.  Adelaide is also home to Haigh’s chocolates since 1915, the favoured chocolates of fictional Melbourne detective Phyrne Fisher and the elegant Regent Arcade. Just off Rundle Mall, … Continue reading

28. September 2014 by Rebecca
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