I have had some questions lately in the comments and I just wanted to answer them.
Ann-Marie from the Netherlands asked:
Love the way you dyed the fabric, may i ask how you did this?
I have lots of white fabric and my complexion prefers ecru.
I used a dye called i-dye which I can buy locally from Spotlight (a fabric and craft chain store). It is easy to use in the washing machine and has given me excellent results. I now look to buy good quality cottons in white on sale to dye to colours that I can wear (NAYY).
Gail asked where I get my bamboo fabric from:
The bamboo fabric I made into the orange top was dyed fabric I purchased from an ebay seller many years ago. I would not recommend this fabric as it shrinks easily and is very thin. However saying that, I love bamboo fabric and if I were going to buy some now, I would get it from The Bamboo Fabric Store, again NAYY, but I have bought some of their woven bamboo and seen samples at ASG industry days.
The long worked on McCalls top waiting for buttons - now it looks very plain but will look better when I get my black buttons on it - better photos to come.
And this is the next in the queue, Burda wof 12-2009-112 skirt
And these are the fabrics, a lovely plaid from the remnant bin at Gardams and a lovely blue rayon lining (in need of an iron here)