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Voila: Some Deer and Doe Plantain Dresses
Happy Friday, if it's Friday where you are! Before I get ahead of myself (as I've been making HEAPS this week), here are some of my plantain dresses, that free pattern by the Deer & Doe peeps! I've also just discovered their flickr group too, so might join ...
Happy Friday, if it's Friday where you are! Before I get ahead of myself (as I've been making HEAPS this week), here are some of my plantain dresses, that free pattern by the Deer & Doe peeps! I've also just discovered their ...
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Making: A Million Rope Bowls
Maybe not a million rope bowls, but I have definitely made 20 of these things! It might have been pinterest or a google search that revealed the rope bowl to me, but after I found the tutorial on Pair & A Spare DIY blog , I stored it away on a pinboard as a...
Maybe not a million rope bowls, but I have definitely made 20 of these things! It might have been pinterest or a google search that revealed the rope bowl to me, but after I found the tutorial on Pair & A Spare DIY blog, I st...
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Sewing School Scoop - Volume 5
Hi and welcome to my FIFTH update from my sewing classes here in Shanghai, and as Sewing School wrapped up in the first week of June, I haven't got stacks of info to share so that's why you can see the Nonna's above for my intro photo today! I'll give you a...
Hi and welcome to my FIFTH update from my sewing classes here in Shanghai, and as Sewing School wrapped up in the first week of June, I haven't got stacks of info to share so that's why you can see the Nonna's above for my in...
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Made in China: Shanghai Bloggers App
Moving to Shanghai last year has been quite inspiring for me, but also incredibly challenging. Learning a new language, leaving our friends and family and putting my radio career on hold for a bit; these and many other things are all contributing to the ups...
Moving to Shanghai last year has been quite inspiring for me, but also incredibly challenging. Learning a new language, leaving our friends and family and putting my radio career on hold for a bit; these and many other things...
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Wearing: Shanghai Springtime Cycling Chic
Back, in April, I joined Jorth 's #30DaysofCycleChic for the days I
rode my bike through Shanghai, our new home! Initially I wanted to document a little moment of my life on the streets (as I love the streetscapes and all the places we end up) but also sho...
Back, in April, I joined Jorth's #30DaysofCycleChic for the days I rode my bike through Shanghai, our new home! Initially I wanted to document a little moment of my life on the streets (as I love the streetscapes and all the ...
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My Lazy Way of Making Kids Clothes: Trousers
No matter how hard I try to take care sewing my clothes, for now, I’m just sewing like the blazers when it comes to children’s clothing… well for my two year old at least. So today, for you who look for shortcuts, have a squizz at my lazy way to make childr...
No matter how hard I try to take care sewing my clothes, for now, I’m just sewing like the blazers when it comes to children’s clothing… well for my two year old at least. So today, for you who look for shortcuts, have a squ...
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Thanks SMM! Very useful! I always feel it's quick and lazy because there's no actual tissue/paper pattern! Thanks for your comment!
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Shanghai Fabric Market Tour #3
Hi! Welcome to you Fabric Loving Friends! Haberdashery Heaven Seekers! Here's my latest tour of Shanghai's Fabric Market, and today we'll go behind the Embellishment Market (as I've seen it called) of 388 Renmin Lu! My previous tours are here and here ... a...
Hi! Welcome to you Fabric Loving Friends! Haberdashery Heaven Seekers! Here's my latest tour of Shanghai's Fabric Market, and today we'll go behind the Embellishment Market (as I've seen it called) of 388 Renmin Lu! My previo...
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Scenes from Shanghai: Street Patterns
My Scenes from Shanghai blog post today is about the patterns I see around town... I have another set to post next week as well, because there's so many and they're quite graphic all at once. Walking around some parts of the Former French Concession is neve...
My Scenes from Shanghai blog post today is about the patterns I see around town... I have another set to post next week as well, because there's so many and they're quite graphic all at once. Walking around some parts of the ...
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Voila: Neon Fern Skirt
Hey, wow, it's Tuesday already! Yesterday was a work holiday for Husbie, and so we actually had a long weekend together... but we're trying to save some money so we hung with friends and didn't get out of Shanghai like a lot of people do. It was lovely and ...
Hey, wow, it's Tuesday already! Yesterday was a work holiday for Husbie, and so we actually had a long weekend together... but we're trying to save some money so we hung with friends and didn't get out of Shanghai like a lot ...
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Voila: A Deer and Doe Plantain
Last week, I posted my Holly Palazzo Pants and I'm wearing a Deer & Doe Plantain tshirt ... yes... a tshirt pattern that is NOT a Built by Wendy one. Back in the day (2009-2011) I started sewing stretch fabric like the world would end and we needed supplies...
Last week, I posted my Holly Palazzo Pants and I'm wearing a Deer & Doe Plantain tshirt... yes... a tshirt pattern that is NOT a Built by Wendy one. Back in the day (2009-2011) I started sewing stretch fabric like the world ...
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Voila: Holly's Palazzo Pants
Happy Friday (evening for me) guys! Hope you've had a great week! Did you know that Palazzo Pants are described (on Wikipedia!) as "extremely wide leg that flares out from the waist”, and with a Shanghai summer creeping on the horizon, I decided to give a p...
Happy Friday (evening for me) guys! Hope you've had a great week! Did you know that Palazzo Pants are described (on Wikipedia!) as "extremely wide leg that flares out from the waist”, and with a Shanghai summer creeping on th...
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Voila: The Urban Jungle Manado Dress
Happy Friday! Hooray! I was due to publish this yesterday, but the internet in China is unpredictable so SOMETIMES you have to throw your computer out the window and talk to your family! I KNOW. I'm also testing out flickr photo embed-ing so let me know if ...
Happy Friday! Hooray! I was due to publish this yesterday, but the internet in China is unpredictable so SOMETIMES you have to throw your computer out the window and talk to your family! I KNOW. I'm also testing out flickr ph...
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A vivacious sewing queen, who loves vintage, ethical & mindful making. Now based in Shanghai!
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I'm creating a collection of vintage, ethical, mindful clothing & creative choices here with my blog, and providing a commentary of all this plus life in Shanghai. I'm about slowing down fashion and appreciating hand crafted & preloved items and skills. 
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