Tag Archives: Kimono top

Sew like Selina Kyle, dress like Catwoman

Anyone else remember this scene in Batman Returns when Catwoman creates her badass costume in a frenzy? I feel it best sums up the madness that can descend when sewing to a tight deadline. Of course Selina/Catwoman has just been murdered by her … Continue reading

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Sun, sea, sand and seams

I’m gonna level with you. Me-Made-May ’12 kind of wiped me out sewing-wise. The whole way through June I lacked the motivation to prise myself off the sofa and sew. But I’ve been thinking about sewing, and it’s the thought … Continue reading

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Party like it’s MMM ’12 Day 31!

Day 31: Wearing: Blooming kimono top; vintage raspberry wool jersey skirt; and a big ol’ necklace. Phew! I’m not going to post any reflections on MMM yet, instead I’m going to luxuriate in the fact I actually made it!

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MMM ’12 day 24 to 30…the final furlongs…

Day 24: Wearing: Polka dot Tova; Topshop burnt orange draped skirt. Day 25: Wearing: Pop ya collar top; skinny blue jeans. Cunningly I’ve been on a training course the last few days so no one knows that I wore the … Continue reading

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Blooming kimono top – Salme Patterns Kimono top pattern

There’s big love for independent pattern companies and I think that makes sense given the audience. If DIY-ers won’t embrace creative people cooking up their own businesses and designs then who will? Salme Patterns has been mentioned a few times … Continue reading

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