Review – Pattern Emporium Ladies Gathered Skirt PDF pattern

Over the past two weeks I have managed to make a bit of a small dent in my vintage linen fabric collection thanks to a PDF pattern from Pattern Emporium. The pattern I purchased is the PE1301 PDF Pattern: Ladies … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Guide

It’s scary how quickly Christmas is approaching! With less than 100 days until Christmas day it’s time to get organised on the gifts (says the person who has nothing prepared…yet!). Here are some quick ideas for Christmas gifts from the … Continue reading

Confessions of a vintage linen addict

I have a confession to make. I am addicted to buying vintage linens. So much so that I have co-opted my mother into buying them for me too. I think that’s called enabling, isn’t it? Every time I go to … Continue reading

Rad Retro | Fab 50s Collection Release

For a while now I have been wanting to play with a “new” style of vintage jewellery. I love the lacy, pearly, flowery-ness (if that wasn’t a word before, it is now) of the vintage-inspired jewellery I normally create but … Continue reading

GATSBY & FISHER – The 1920s Collection

Over 12 months in the planning and making, this collection will be released on Wednesday 24th July at 8:30pm AEST on my website cordelle.com.au! I have always loved the 1920s for its style – the clothes, shoes, hairstyles and even … Continue reading

The Made With Love Markets – A quick look at my stall

On Sunday I had a stall at the Made With Love Markets in Coffs Harbour. It also marked one year since joining the MWL market family! What a ride! Over the past year of doing markets I have refined and … Continue reading

DIY Tutorial – Doily Embellished Jars

Pinterest is a dangerous place for me. It gives me all sorts of ideas for new products and home DIY that I really don’t have the time or space for in my life. But I love it, so I tackle … Continue reading

Vintage Love – a treasure trove of vintage fashion

There are a lot of “if only” moments in life. I find that now with Pinterest, Facebook, and collective handmade marketplaces like madeit.com I am muttering those two little words more and more. If only Pinterest was around when I … Continue reading

DEBUT! Collection will be released on 12.12.12

To celebrate this auspicious date I am releasing my DEBUT! Collection – jewellery and accessories featuring a ballet theme and an abundance of freshwater pearls! The collection will be released for sale in my shop at http://www.cordelle.com.au For a closer … Continue reading