Sewing Adventures: another lingerie set

By Susan | December 15, 2017

Not content with giving my friend one matching set of lingerie I thought I’d add another not quite a set to her parcel. After the success of sewing the Delphine thong I decided to try another one, this time in a soft stretch lace and without the additional back coverage. The lace from Pitt Trading

Sewing Adventures: Euler bra and Delphine thong

By Susan | December 15, 2017

Recently a friend was lamenting the lack of cool lingerie that covered the tummy and yet still looked youthful. Naturally I knew I could sew a solution and because it was for a friend I knew I’d make her a matching set. The Euler bra by Sophie Hines was an obvious choice as I’ve made

Everyone deserves Pretty Lingerie: Named Asaka Robe

By Susan | Comments: 2 | June 13, 2017

I’ve made this pattern once before for a friend and always wanted one of my own and yet just hadn’t got round to it. Then early last year we had our very first Sydney Spoolettes Swap meet (you can read about it here). Where I picked up this lovely Japanese cotton. It has an ombré

Everyone deserves Pretty Lingerie: Seamwork Alamda robe

By Susan | June 9, 2017

The moment I saw the Seamwork Alamda regrammed by Sophie from Ada Spragg I knew I had to give it a try, I really liked the sleeves and front tie and was smitten. Cue a few weeks after that and this gorgeous silk came into Pitt Trading. Besides the lilac there is nothing here I

Everyone deserves Pretty Lingerie: Ohhh Lulu Romper

By Susan | Comments: 2 | June 7, 2017

I’ve long admired Ohhh Lulu patterns and her style. I really like the fabrics and lace combos she comes up with. They seem cute and feminine but with this cool edge to them somehow?   The Evelyn romper is one I’ve been swaying back and forth on since it came out. “Oh it’s cute!” “Perfect

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Everyone deserves Pretty Lingerie Week 2017

By Susan | June 6, 2017

It’s back! a whole week of pretty lingerie because everyone deserves to have pretty things! Lots planned for this week to show off some of my more recent makes, there’s been plenty of robe wearing going on here, so I’ll have a run down of a few patterns that I’ve used and some other bits

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

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