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Colour Inspiration December - The Christmas Edition

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Colour Inspiration December - The Christmas Edition

Ahhhh Pohutukawa, the vibrant harbinger of New Zealand Summer and of festive celebrations!  That’s what has inspired this month’s colour theme for this summer fun bra. Don't you just love those colours portrayed in our native pohutukawa? Have you ever even stopped to notice how many different colours there are - take a look our inspiration image - an array of greens, the traditional red of course, and even a peach and yellow tips on the ends of those glorious blooms.     The main fabric is a stunning, weighty and drapey, stretch satin with a red and green floral design...

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Colour Inspiration November - The Tropical Edition

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Colour Inspiration November - The Tropical Edition

Summer fun and tropical cocktails have inspired this month's colour theme. Delicious blues, tropical pinks with a shot of lime! These colours just shout summer don't they?   I’m so excited to present this month’s kit, a swimsuit inspired by beach fun, bright cocktails and a little bit of a retro vibe.    This kit is highly tactile with the main fabric being heavily textured and highly funky combined with it’s partner colour in our smooth and soft recycled swimwear fabric. Completing the kit is our recycled swimwear lining, two widths of elastic and a metal g-hook. I think the...

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Colour Inspiration October - The Twilight Edition

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Colour Inspiration October - The Twilight Edition

This month's inspiration is all about moody twilight skies full of mustards, ochres, silvery greys to dense blacks and every shade in between. Wouldn't these colours together bring a certain, sophisticated indulgence to your lingerie drawer?   These colours also bring to mind the traditional northern hemisphere halloween colours of pumpkin and spice - becoming more widely celebrated in NZ these days - don't get caught out when those neighbourhood kids come trick or treating! Whatever springs to mind for you when you see these colours, we can't wait to see what you choose to make out of this month's...

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Colour Inspiration September - The Crystal Edition

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Colour Inspiration September - The Crystal Edition

This month's inspiration comes once again from my daughter! Lily does love collecting rocks and crystals and that passion has come out of nowhere. Neither my husband or myself have ever been inclined to collect such things.There is obviously something about these that Lily is drawn to and it's put me in mind of how all of us have a passion or a pull towards something that lights us up. Colour and fabric is one of these for many of us in the sewing or creative world.   Collecting, hoarding, having a stash - they all amount to our love...

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Colour Inspiration July - Divine Jewels

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Colour Inspiration July - Divine Jewels

Take a look at these glorious colours! July is all about the rich, vibrant jewel tones of plums, aubergines, pinks and glorious greens! I may have gone a bit earring crazy lately and I've been taking inspiration about what to wear each day from colours in my ever growing earring collection! But a girl can never have too many earrings (pssst, or shoes!!) because accessories make an outfit pop don't they?! And just because your lingerie is not out there for public viewing, is no reason not to have a bit of bling going on underneath. So this month's kit is...

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