Party Favourites

I love African wax print fabrics and I just LOVE how awesome the fabrics look when made into “Party” clothes.

These vibrant colours and fun designs are perfect for festivals, a day at the beach or a stroll around the grocery store 🙂

These items are handmade by me – Nomes, and each design is unique.

Get your own “Party” favourite from Made By Nomes Shop or

cute skirt with pockets
Nomes wearing a “Party Skirt”
Party Pant and Party Waistcoat
“Party Pant” and “Party Waistcoat”
Custom made "Party Waistcoats"
Custom made “Party Waistcoats”
party blazer blue green orange
Handmade “Party Blazer”


Etsy Shop: Made By Nomes

I have recently updated the name of my Etsy online shop. Be sure to search for Made By Nomes on as I am regularly adding more garments for sale.

Recent additions are:

patterned and orange waistcoat size 2
Size 2 for toddler – geometric patterned waistcoat with orange lining
blue black white waistcoat with spots. Adult size M
luggage tags
luggage tags
African bead fabric skirt front
African bead fabric skirt front
African Print Oven mitt
African Print Oven mitt

Rock Werchter – it’s all about the Party Waistcoat

Rock Werchter is a 4 day Music Festival held in the little village of Werchter in Belgium, not too far from Brussels. My personal music highlights, to name but a few, were Florence + the Machine, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ben Howard, Wolfmother and Noel Gallagher & the Flying Birds.

I had been busy in my sewing studio for the 2 months leading up to Rock Werchter, creating some suitable “Party / Festival” clothes. With time quickly evaporating, I packed a bag of sewing essentials as we departed London, so I could do some last minute sewing on the waistcoats during the 5 hour drive to Werchter. Luckily I wasn’t asked to drive the car, as I may have struggled to sew on buttons and change gears at the same time!

Here is a selection of photos taken at the festival show casing “Made By Nomes” outfits. I would like to say a big thanks to my models – Angus, Dylan and Hendrick – you guys rock!

Party Festival Pant and Party Festival Waistcoat
Party Festival Pant and Party Festival Waistcoat
Party Pant and Party Skirt
Party Pant and Party Skirt – enjoying some beers

I must say that our Party Clothes were very cool – the show stopper was definitely the “Party Waistcoat” teamed with the “Party Pant”. Dylan and Angus had plenty of people stop and want to have their photos taken with them…. not sure if i should rename the clothes to “Festival Pants” and “Festival Waistcoat”?!

I also have a few pictures on my twitter feed @MadeByNomes and on

For more info about the festival, you can check out the Rock Werchter site