The Howick Historical Village Dress

As a dressmaker there are three words you should never say to me, and they are 'there’s no rush', closely followed by the phrase 'when you have time'. I'm pleased to say that I have never missed a firm deadline for a project, but three years ago a lovely lady told me 'there’s no rush' … Continue reading The Howick Historical Village Dress

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Art Deco 2016 (Part 2: The Festivities)

Its hard to know where to start; I had a full week of Art Deco Festival and every day was amazing. I find the best bits are usually those which were entirely unplanned; sitting on the beach in the small hours drinking rum (well I had wine), dancing in the Soundshell under the nearly full … Continue reading Art Deco 2016 (Part 2: The Festivities)

Art Deco 2016 (Part 1: the Touristy Bits and Roadtrip)

It has been remarkably easy to get into a rhythm of sewing and blogging, the words come very easily for the most part - but now for something completely different - my first travel entry! Admittedly not featuring the most far off and exotic destinations; Taupo, Wellington and Napier, but they are all very dear … Continue reading Art Deco 2016 (Part 1: the Touristy Bits and Roadtrip)