Tales of a Rusty Seamstress

Vlisco - Every yard is Unique

Erin Heane

Vlisco - Every yard is Unique

Vlisco's Wax Printing Process - Every Yard is Unique.

What a great little animation on Vlisco's production process.


Vlisco - The History, The Process and the Future

Erin Heane

Tags Documentary, Dutch Wax Print, Vlisco, Wax Hollandais, Wax Print

Vlisco - The History, The Process and the Future
Watch this great little documentary on Vlisco to find out a bit about their history, the wax print process and the future of this wonderful and unique company.

Alexandria Peg Trousers I don’t ever want to take you off.

Alexandria Peg Trousers I don’t ever want to take you off.

Pattern: Named Alexandria Peg Trousers from The ‘Ticket’ Collection Fabric: Art Gallery Fabrics, Vice Versa, 100% Cotton Denim Looking in my wardrobe lately I have noticed that I have a heap of me made dresses but not a lot of me made basics or garments that I wear day to day / week to week. It’s great to know that I have something nice to wear that I have made when the time comes to get a little bit fancy, but when it comes to day to day wear I am still stuck in mostly store bought garments. In an...


Sew To Grow Mini Bondi Top Pattern Testing

Sew To Grow Mini Bondi Top Pattern Testing
The Sew to Grow Bondi Top for women was one of the first things I made when I was getting back into sewing. It’s a great easy top to make with versatility to boot so when I heard Lindsey was introducing mini version I was more than excited.

Pattern Testing the new Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress

Pattern Testing the new Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress
When I was accepted to pattern test the new Matilda Dress by Megan Nielsen I was pretty excited.
This pattern has so many great details and thought it would be a great challenge to make. Pattern Testing is a great way to build skills as extra attention to detail is required in case there is a glitch in the pattern or instructions aren’t clearly laid out. With that in mind I put my sewing game face on and started on the Matilda dress.