I always wonder if old patterns I made still work so when I was about to make this dress in silk, I thought I should make it in a fabric that was easier on my anxiety level.Working with silk is always a raised anxiety level project so when I used this paisley damask fabric, the … Continue reading Wanda revisited
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
Happy New Year to everyone. It's been a big 'get organised weekend' (kitchen, bathroom, sewing room, pending US sewing trip) and eventually I did manage to make some progress on this one-shoulder dress. And I have an event to wear it to at the end of the month - yipee! Below on the left is … Continue reading Decisions