Sewing Adventures: Sashiko Panels

By Susan | Comments: 2 | October 25, 2017

Having started doing Sashiko stitching earlier in the year, I find that I want to keep doing more. I picked up some pre printed panels from etsy and BeBe Bold. Having them pre printed feels like cheating and then you realise just how wonderful it is to have them pre printed. It’s so easy and

Sewing Adventures: Hello embroidery my old friend

By Susan | Comments: 6 | June 20, 2017

There was a time in my life when I would do a form of embroidery every day. I did big multi month pieces and always had a piece to work on. Over time I got out of the habit and yet it was not replaced with something of substance. Endless scrolling for inspiration on my




Hi, I'm Susan. A designer living in Sydney, Australia.

Here I share tales of my sewing, my pattern collection and insights into what it's like to work as a professional fashion designer.

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