How I scored even more vintage fabric

It’s been a little while since my last blog post. Things have been busy and something had to give way. While I was gone from this arena fundraising concluded for beyondblue, with $1500 raised through my handmade charity auction! I’m … Continue reading

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

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

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

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