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Festival Season 2018

When preparing for the season ahead its always difficult to predict what the weather is going to be like. But as we …

Purple Pocket Watch Kimono

Festival Kimonos

The kimono. The perfect garment to throw over anything night or day to create a bit of va-va-voom. Well, these aren’t strictly …

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Festival Season 2017

After last years challenging one I was in two mind about doing another season.  But as they say time is a great …

sustainable eco kimono

Summer Kimonos

I really love making these kimonos. Well, they aren’t strictly kimonos, but a floaty summer layer inspired by. They are made from …

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Festival Season 2016

Wow! Festival season 2016 is going down in history, and maybe not for the best reasons. The weather gods were definitely playing …

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Festival Bra Tops

June is finally here and its officially summer!  Not long until Glastonbury, which is our first stop this year. These neon bra-tops …

shaboutique boomtown crew

Summer Festival Season 2015

Another festival season bites the dust!  Glastonbury, Latitude, SGP, Boomtown Fair, Shambala and Number 6. This year you might have noticed that …

eco sustainable upcycled handmade summer kimono

Luxury Handmade Kimonos

  The sun is out and summer is on its way. Our festival preparations are coming along nicely. We have been mainly …

leftover stall at SGP

Festival Season 2014

Compare to last years nine, we kept the numbers lower this year. Four festivals in four months and the 2014 season is …

luxury beaded kimono

Eco Kimonos

Summer is here which also means festival season is here! So we have been busy making our best sellers; one off a …

leftover threads stall

2013 Festival Season Highlights

Another festival summer marathon has come to an end! What a great adventure that was. Boy am I exhausted though! Meadowlands, Sunrise, …

black angel wings playgroup festival

2012 Festival Season

Wow what a summer!! Old friends, new friends, dancing, some more dancing, crazy antics, rain, mud, sun and lots of dressing up. …

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Upcycled Cotton Onesies

I do love a onesie! Comfortable and stylish. Dress it down, dress it up! These are all made from reclaimed bed sheets. …

customised denim shorts

Customised Denim Shorts

The classic festi staple is a pair of denim shorts. Actually, not just for festivals, they are a great all rounder for …

wedding silk dress

Alternative Wedding Dress

Making someones wedding dress is always a little nerve wrecking. The pressure to get it right and everything else that goes with …

Customised tie back t-shirt

Customising T-Shirts

Customised Tie Back Top.   So many different style tops can be made with a simple t-shirt. Here is open ties back …

customised eco fashion skirt top

The Most Sustainable Denim

Real Eco Clothing People sometimes ask me my opinion on which sustainable brand is the best. I say the one that was …

1950 style open back made to order cotton dress

Made To Order Summer Dresses

One Pattern Many Styles. This is the first pattern that I have made from scratch using a 2D pattern cutting method. I …

yellow tutu frilly pants shorts

Meet JC

This is JC. Don’t think I know another guy that looks so good in a tu-tu. These are more like big frilly …

upcycled jersey dress red black

Remade Jersey Dress

I didn’t really plan to do a colour coordinated photo shoot, but it turned out that way. Great!! The jersey dress in …

customised upcycled assymetric tshirt top

Twisted T-shirts

A Sleeve Is a Neckline Is a Sleeve. Here is another easy and fun t-shirt upcycling idea. These are all ordinary tees …

upcycled remade button top

Remade Denim Skirts

Denim Skirts With A Twist. 1000’s of jeans are being discarded everyday. Sometimes it is the crotch or the knees that are …