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

Sewing Adventures – The Georgiana Knickers

By Susan | January 16, 2017

To say that 2017 has started with a heatwave seems to undersell just how hot it has been in Sydney. I don’t mind hot weather as mostly I can escape it by staying in during the hottest parts of the days, going swimming and walking on the shady side of the street. Heat at night

Sewing Adventures – Sophie Hines Euler Bra

By Susan | Comments: 2 | October 25, 2016

I saw this pattern on instagram last week and just had to have it. It’s the first pattern from designer Sophie Hines, while this is her first sewing pattern she has been making and selling lingerie for some time and has this laid back sporty luxe style that’s super sexy without the raunch factor. The

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

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