A True Surprise!

There are few real surprises in life once you’re an adult (or certainly few nice ones!) so it made my day yesterday to receive a free gift of two metres of fabric from Adam Ross Fabrics! Continue reading “A True Surprise!”

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Assistance with Fabric Finding Please!

Hi guys,

I’m in need of some very soft, drapey tulle fabric but every online retailer I’ve bought samples from so far has sent me much crisper, scratchy net instead. It’s for a long skirt with a romantic feel.

Does anyone know of a good retailer I can contact? Ideally one who has a choice of colours but I would consider dying some if I can only find white/off-white.

Thank you!

Lena On Me

Did you know ‘Lena’ means ‘firewood’ in Swedish? And ‘brothel-keeper’ in Latin? No? Why ever not?! 😛

However, in the sewing world, the Lena is a faux wrap dress made in jersey fabric(s), with two sleeve lengths and optional lace overlay. Developed by Simple Sew, the Lena has been on my ‘to sew’ list for a while as I buy plenty of RTW wrap dresses as I love the style of them. I obtained the pattern free with Issue 35 of Love Sewing magazine so I’ve had it for a while.

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