Places To Visit

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2014 & My Vegas Visit

Foreword Apologies in advance to those not interested in burlesque, you may or may not know I hung up my performing shoes in December but still remain a part of the community as a burlesque blogger over at http://www.ivywilde.net and I still co-run the North West Burlesque Society. One of the reasons I stopped performing… Continue reading The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2014 & My Vegas Visit

Evening Dress, Sewing

Craftsy: Sew Retro – The Gertie Bombshell Dress Complete

Three days before I got Vegas, finally finished my dress this afternoon. Yikes! Sometimes I think I am either incredibly lucky when I get things done so quickly, or incredibly silly for procrastinating in the first place! Last week a gave an update of how this dress was going, which I'd started after signing up… Continue reading Craftsy: Sew Retro – The Gertie Bombshell Dress Complete

Evening Dress, Sewing

Craftsy: Sew Retro – The Gertie Bombshell Dress So Far

I thought I'd give a little update on my Sewing for Vegas Sew Retro bombshell dress and my experience of using Craftsy for the first time. I signed up for this course with a little trepidation, boning? yikes! But you never get anywhere unless you push yourself do you? And in some respects I have all… Continue reading Craftsy: Sew Retro – The Gertie Bombshell Dress So Far

Sewing, Skirts, Trousers

Butterick B5895: The Gertie Capris – 3 Different Ways

You probably all sat there thinking "c'mawn...where's the sewing?!" lately didn't you? Well, I have indeed been Sewing for Vegas as I promised a few weeks back, it’s just been terrible weather here and combined with Timothy working away, and out of town visits to friends and family, I haven’t been able to get some… Continue reading Butterick B5895: The Gertie Capris – 3 Different Ways

Sewing

Sewing for Vegas!

Well I had a little good fortune a couple of weeks back (thanks to a big PPI refund) leading the very excited announcement that: *drumroll please*  I AM GOING TO VEGAS! That’s right! In June I will be going to Vegas to attend the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, with a few of my burlesque… Continue reading Sewing for Vegas!