Balloon Sleeve Dress

Balloon Sleeve Dress

Balloon Sleeve Dress I’ve made a bunch of shift dresses including this balloon sleeve dress which I will post over the next few weeks. They are beyond easy to make as I use no closures i.e. zips or button holes. The difference between a normal shift dress and...
DIY Summer Sundress

DIY Summer Sundress

DIY Summer Sundress This DIY Summer Sundress is made from an old sheet. Yip, that’s how things roll on this blog. Upcycle, recycle and make it yourself. I took the measurements from around my chest, just above my bust for the top piece – plus 6 – 8...
Green Tunic Dress

Green Tunic Dress

Green Tunic Dress OK there’s no pattern for this green tunic dress from me. For a change. It’s a commercial pattern that I’ve made before and I love it. Am not going to do the whole deal with what you need or how to make it as that is included in the...
DIY Strapless Dress

DIY Strapless Dress

DIY Strapless Dress This DIY Strapless Dress was actually made as a maxi skirt. I love, love, love this dress. So easy to wear. Nice and cool. And goes from day to night. It doesn’t crease so it travels well. What’s not to love? I wear it with a skinny...
Frill Bottom Dress

Frill Bottom Dress

Frill Bottom Dress This frill bottom dress came about as I had a piece of fabric I couldn’t quite work with. It was 150 centimeres wide and 107 centimetres long. Too short for a dress. If I made a top would have left-over fabric I couldn’t use. I’m...
Black Shirt Dress

Black Shirt Dress

Black Shirt Dress This black shirt dress is exactly same as the one I made in a tutorial posted a few weeks back. You can find the tutorial – here. I made both these dresses at the same time. It should be warmer in Cape Town, but we’ve been hovering around...

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