African wax prints are fun to work with especially if they're colours you love and prints you find interesting.I think this might be the last of the prints I bought this year, but then a new print might pop up in a couple of months time.I've used the Deer and Doe Belladone basic bodice and … Continue reading Which way is up?
This dress is pieced together with remnants from fabric I bought from Pitt Trading.Here's the original dress I made from this remnant so you can see the original print.I decided to use this print to test the bodice fit and construction of Butterick 6453.I've used my basic pencil skirt pattern with the pockets from Deer … Continue reading Gertie and a remnant
There's nothing more satisfying that a dress that works. Testing it helps and I did that with this month's Minerva Crafts project using Deer and Doe Belladone dress.Ok, here's the elegant photo of the dress.After I took this photo I realised the red flowers follow their way to my red shoes.Oh, and I added red … Continue reading Fine tuned
Belladone is a classic dress from Deer and Doe patterns. I've been admiring it for some time and this month I've tested it out for next month's Minerva Crafts project.No tanning spray was used - winter is here.The design of this dress is retro and I love how you can add piping to it.When I … Continue reading Checking belladone