Exploring garment design, sewing and techniques

Making a handmade wardrobe one garment at a time.

  • Sizing Cashmerette Appleton dress
    I’ve had the Appleton Wrap Dress pattern from Cashmerette for several years but only getting around to it now. This was because I thought it would be tricky to fit for me, and it was, but I like the […]
  • Zero Waste Envelope Dress
    This is a silk version of the Cris Wood Sews zero waste Envelope Dress and the only fabric left is a few thread shavings. I am pleasantly surprised by the look of the dress when it is belted, not […]