A summery skirt with pleats that form belt loops. More on Ragbagsandgladrags
That’s what my pattern envelope says – sometimes numbers get reused when a pattern is no longer c…
I keep the presser foot down when not using my machine, as it’s an old one it helps avoid the ten…
A version of Gerties bow blouse made from lightweight curtaining, buttons from The Polished Button. More on ragbagsandgladrags
there’s a shrug that goes with the shorter version.
A cowl dress refashion. This started life as a Maxi skirt that was too tight, and when I saw the cowl dress in Burdastyle magazine 11/2013 #112 I knew it was the right pattern to use.
amazing! – did you use a pattern?
A vintage dress made from a pattern i found on Etsy. I ditched the original lining instructions and made my own bias slip using the lining from Burda Magazine 103 01/2012, much better. there are mo…
A variation on the classic Sorbetto by Colette Patterns, this one has cap sleeves and is slightly longer than the original pattern. Trimed with a contrast bias edging. more details on my blog "ragb…
A lovely pencil skirt pattern with a high waist and decorative pockets. This is a pattern by Parnuuna at BeMyGoth. You can see more on my blog ragbags and gladrags…
Made with a floral cotton. this dress uses the bodice from a vintage Maudella dress pattern and a simple dirndl skirt. the armholes and neck edges are faced with a bias strip. I hand made the bias …
A summery cotton shirt dress made from a vintage pattern. I adjusted the pattern as it had a zip front and I preferred buttons. I made this fro a friend after she liked my purple version.
That fabric is to die for!
This is lovely – the style and the fabric are an excellent match for one another.
This is beautiful – the fabric makes it so unique
A light top made from broidery anglaise cotton, using the Sorbetto pattern from Collette. Pattern lengthened slightly and a peter pan collar added.
More details on my blog "ragbagsandgladrags"http…
A summer dress, self drafted bodice and circle skirt,
Very nice. I have some silk and was thinking about this pattern, but the fabric is rather garish …
I love the fabric and styling
A 1970’s dress turned into a stunning 50’s inspired tea length dress.
more details at Three Cords Design
My first Make from Gerties Sewing book. I’ve had the Silk for a couple of years, so it’s de-stash time! It was easy to make, quick and looks great. The fabric doesn’t crease and it’s a joy to wear …
I didn’t make most of this dress – my 10 year old daughter did! I just helped. It was inspired after she bought a bright orange handbag and announced that she needed a dress to go with it!
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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