Sewing Sample – 60s Floral Outfit 

I’m so excited! I’ve just about completed my first 60s style floral bra and shorts set, along with matching scrunchy. I chose a dusty pale pink as a contrast lining on the set, (also as tribute to one of our current colour fads,) which will tie into one of my next sets 😄

Can’t wait to make more out of this fabric, its super cute, but I put together a little colour story with some other fabrics I already have as an idea for my first release of pieces this summer.

I would really love to hear your feedback!
Hoping to make another style of shorts and top, along with a skirt and basic dress in varied fabrics.

Lots of sewing to do! I have nearly finished my trial for the next style of shorts after yesterday’s RDO sewing day! 

Keeping productive!!
Cake! Xo

Follow my sewing on insta: @cakeandlovedclothing

 

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What to Pack – Travel Style Inspiration

70 days until I’ll be boarding my first flight to Japan!

I now have Wednesday off each week, so i have more time for sewing (and mental recuperation.)  Today I did a mash of things, cleaned my bedroom and bedding, sorted out my sewing supplies, (played The Sims for about 4 hours,) and scoured pinterest for some outfit ideas for my budget trip to Japan this October. 

I want my clothes to be easily rotatable and repeatable. Because I still need to spend some good money on shoes and a bag, I’m hoping to be able to take mostly the clothes I already own along with some well picked fillers, required items and “pop” pieces!

Obviously they also need to be able to sit in a bag for periods of time and my god, I avoid ironing even at home.

I also have a lot of thinking to do about shoes for day wear, dressing up and hiking.

This will be a timely process…

#packingproblems
Photos do not belong to me.

See my Travel Style Inspiration board on Pinterest:

https://au.pinterest.com/tamrynkate/style-inspiration-travel/

OOTD – Typical Melbourne Winter

Ya know when you just get up on the wrong side the bed? Eyeliner dont go on right. Miss your train. Its winter, anyside the bed is the wrong side in my opinion.

Add in a run of arse hole customers and you’ve got some messy looking angry Cake running down the street in Melbourne’s downpour rain with eyeliner down her face. 

Only to travel home to the mountains to find my internet is not working. So after i took some quick snaps from the comfort of my bedroom before climbing back into bed and watching forest gump until i woke up to… still no internet. 

So heres my first OOTD post from my phone. (Dont judge me im new)

On the bright side, i didn’t even know it was going to rain today but managed to pick a pretty appropriate outfit.

My mum has lent me this trench coat she bought in the 80s in london. I wrapped myself up and angrily marched down towards Melbourne Central Station. 

Can’t beat a simple midi skirt with slits for a fast pace angry walk.
Had been eager to wear my mums coat with my Adidas Superstars, they were perfect for stomping through the huge puddles forming in the middle of the roads. Perfect day for leather shoes.

Thats all for now, bedtime.

Cake xo