Burda Sheath Dress

What sewing projects are out of your comfort zone? This month at the Sewcialists, we are challenging our community to be brave with fabric, patterns, colour, or techniques, and to share their projects using the hashtag  #SewBraveSewcialists! As Sewcialists Editor-In-Chief, of course I had to take part! But what to sew?

Something SEXY! I don’t exactly know when “sexy” left my wardrobe… probably around the same time I traded clubbing for quiet nights in with my honey! I feel good, I like my body, I feel strong and put-together every day in my me-mades, but “sexy” started to feel performative and attention seeking. But at 36, I’d like to change that. Being sexy is an attitude, and looking sexy is something we can all do, regardless of size, age, gender or looks! My sewing goal for the past two years has been “be more of a badass”, and Badass Gillian wants... [read more]