Susan recently released her new Emma racer back bralette and slip.Did you see the dark moody floral version she made?She’s developed this style because traditional straps on nightwear and slips just don’t work for her shoulder shape. Racer back tops are really supportive for gymwear so I wanted to road test this pattern out.The slip … Continue reading Teeny lingerie
Burda 6964 was a breeze to use for a couple of very quick slips.The burgundy slip was the test version. I felt more comfortable wearing the Bella dress with this slip.On this black version, I moved the shoulders closer to the centre so it sits better on me.You might also be able to see I've … Continue reading Easy slip
This is my first Burda dress (11/2012 #116) this year using Spotlight fabric and lined with tricot. This pattern doesn’t need lining and doesn't come with lining pieces. I added the lining so there are no ‘visible lines’ or 'clinging skirt' syndrome.Burda patterns provide just the pattern with no seam allowance. In the past this was … Continue reading Burda wrap dress
After scouring a few smaller local sewing stores, I found lace that matches this slip fabric. It's cool to think that there are still a few stores that have old stock.
Last week I decided to wear my purple/grey knit dress (McCall 8557) to work. I'd made the dress from fabric I bought in Melbourne in March and the weather was right - not too hot and definitely not freezing. I had the shoes to match. Because I wore the dress to work, I wore stockings.The … Continue reading Quick slip of desperation