This Butterick 3833 dress style was one I bought while managing the PR Vintage contest. The participants were very vintage inspired and knew their stuff so I did buy a couple of patterns.The dress below is made of a Cue remnant fabric from Pitt Trading. The bodice is interfaced because the fabric needed more body to … Continue reading Vintage in development
I love water sports and the thought of sunbathing on a hammock for a week gives me the willies, so while DH and I are on hols, I intend to do some water sports that I don't get to do at home.The only rashie top I own is a tight number that I bought in … Continue reading Rashie – Kwik Sew 2881
Jackets - 2Tops - 17Dresses - 17Skirts - 32009 sewing highlights - melbourne fabric shopping visit and our sewing weekend.2010 aim - use my fabric stash better and continue to share.
This has been such a comfortable shirt to wear, I decided to make it for between seasons by using a longer sleeve length. After wearing this shirt to work, I discovered a couple of design faults:the side tie kept loosen on me throughout the dayneckline fitted well but felt like it would fall open if … Continue reading Butterick 5328 – 3/4 sleeves
I loved the colour of this fabric when I bought it at Cabramatta and I originally thought to use this fabric with a contrasting knit net print. I'll do that anyway but I decided to make this top using a feature from a Burda world of fashion belt feature. The top is my basic knit … Continue reading Fabric stash #5