Pocket Bag DIY

Japanese street style is super inspiring and since I arrived 7 months ago I have seen these little pocket pouchy bags everywhere! They are usually made from nylon or ripstop fabrics for durability and outdoor wear which means there aren’t many options that suit my style and colour pallette. So, with spring just around the…

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A Gingham Obsession

During my gingham phase, I made a whole bunch of things including this dress! It was one of my earlier self drafts and pattern hacks that I’m really proud of because it became and still is one of my go-to pieces.  The fabric is just a simple black and white cotton gingham I got at…

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I Love LB Pullovers!

It has taken me so long to get around to sewing up a couple of LB pullovers and now I’m hooked! This pattern is a seriously easy sew and the result is soooo on trend right now in Japan. Last night I sewed up two and I already have plans for a third to be…

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Oreo Shopping in Stripes

I’ve discovered my new favourite treat! It’s Japanese imitation Oreos. It has become a true obsession and I’m sure has been partly to blame for a few extra kgs. While shopping at my local supermarket recently, I was caught by the paparazzi! Just kidding, my super awesome photographer twin sister Aurora thought this new stripey…

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Ruby Red in Kamakura

While my twin sister Aurora was in Tokyo we did a little bit of sightseeing which included a day trip to Kamakura! We checked out the Daibutsu, explored the streets and ate some delicious Tsukumen. I wore my new Linen Rectangle Ruffle Skirt made with Ruby Red Linen from The Fabric Store’s beautiful collection. I…

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Kochi Jacket Pattern Hack

One of my all-time favourite creations is this Kochi Jacket Dress with a ruffled sleeve! I made it over a year ago around the time Papercut Patterns released their Sakura Collection. I was inspired to make this dress when I saw THIS purple runway look by Stella McCartney and thought it would be a fun…

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