found some treasures op-shopping! Can't wait to get started
Sorry for the late reply. Yes, I lengthened all pattern pieces so that it was even througho…
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I love a great print, so when I spotted this lovely Japanese 1950s vintage printed cotton poplin featuring whimsical hot air balloons, I had in mind to buy it if it ever went on sale. A few weeks …
Great fit and love the fabric. Your version looks better than the one on the pattern envelope!
It’s not often that my husband* goes shopping for clothes, so when I saw him eyeing off a simple casual vest at the shops, I thought to myself, I’ve got a pattern for that!
I used the Burdastyle…
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I’ve had erdronen’s Hope Wrap Dress project and pattern sitting in my favourites for a while but it wasn’t until I found this lovely knit sitt…
Thanks! All the best with your Sonja dress.
You could also try the ‘Coffee Date Dress…
Thanks! All the best with your Sonja dress.You could also try the ’Coffee Date Dr…
Great job – love the bow!
Great dress – i love the vintage pattern you used!
Thanks friends for all your lovely comments :)
Another wonderful op-shop find – this vintage Simplicity pattern for a casually fitted sleeveless dress with back zipper closure. The neckline is round at the front and V at the back, with an op…
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I made this dress to attend a close friend’s beach wedding. Recently, I had sewn my So 90s, so hipster dress as…
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When I came across the Sonja Dress by Salme Patterns in early 2012, I had in mind to make it to attend a friend’s wedding. I knew I would need to …
Thanks again to everyone for all your encouraging comments – I can’t believe I was on the Burdast…
Thank you :) You definitely should have a look through the book- it’s not that scary!
Thanks everyone for all your positive comments :)
So I was browsing the local library and I was so excited to find Tomoko Nakamichi’s Pattern Magic on the shelf! It was the catalyst I needed to launch myself into exploring pattern-making and de…
Lovely! I like the ruffles and the ruffle sleeve.
Vinnies often have some great bargains and treasures – good luck with your jacket :)
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