WCFW Outfit

During my stay in Edmonton I decided last minute to make an outfit for the WCFW winter city competition. I used commercial waste fabric from Vancouver designers (leftover fabric from their production) as well as some scrap fabric I had from another project. The hat was knit from local alpaca wool. I had this jacket in mind for a while … Read More

How To Turn A Dress Into A Skirt

If you have a dress that you’re a little tired of, turning it into a skirt is a perfect way to give it new life. Depending on your dress you can even make matching separates (I like my results so much I even included them in my summer capsule wardrobe)! This is a tutorial designed for a fitted dress with a … Read More

DIY Scrap Material Bunny

Have small pieces of fabric? Why not make this little bunny.   It was designed to use up scrap fabric from some of the clothing projects I’ve recently made. You can click on the picture or this link to be taken to the Fallow Slow Goods blog where you can view and save the pdf pattern which can be printed … Read More

Draped Wedding Dress

This summer I had the privilege of making a wedding dress for my beautiful sister in law, Gabby. Gabby has great style and was looking for something non-traditional; together we designed her two-piece, draped dress. It was a fun process co-designing and making her dress and I really appreciate Gabby’s trust -especially considering we live in separate cities and she … Read More

Pleated Wedding Dress

Cotton and silk wedding dress; pale blue structured bodice with gathered pleat overlay, tiered circle skirt, tulle crinoline, zipper closure, and removable flower belt. Photography by Ryan + Beth Photographers