This is Bleuet by Deer and Doe. Probably the most advanced garment I’ve sewn by now. Things didn’t turn out that well with the collar, but I think it’s okay for a first time. The puckers around the…
Do give it a try :) But be sure to staystitch everything that’s cut on the bias (i.e. diagonal ba…
thank you! it really was worth giving the full bust adjustment a go.
My second attempt at Deer and Doe’s Belladone dress. Bodice size 38 + FBA, skirt size 40.
My first full bust adjustment and the first time I’ve lined a whole dress! Probably should’ve chosen som…
Thank you! Yes, I did another muslin, actually even two of them! In the end I cut the bodice in s…
Belladone dress by Deer and Doe
This should have been a muslin, but in the end I practically did no alterations at all and even then it turned out rather wearable! I cut size 40 and should’ve sh…
The Portrait Bluse from “Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing”
The best part of the blouse is the fabric: a lovely delicate mixture of silk and cotton. Also, it has little strawberries on it, but…
Bodice: The Sweetheart Sundress (Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing)
Skirt: self-drafted pencil skirt
I cut the bodice size 8, but had to take it in a lot.
I probably wouldn’t have made a p…
Thanks! I was afraid the fabric will look like a curtain or a tablecloth on me, but it turned out…
The bodice is based on Coffee Date Dress (size 38) and the skirt is based on Garden Party Dress (kind of size 14).
I found the fabric from a charity shop and it didn’t cost more than 2€. A pretty …
thank you :)
thanks! you can get away with many minor errors in construction, if the fabric is such an eyecatc…
thank you very much :)
I have failed with my fabric choices more than I dare to admit, but I feel I’ve nailed it this time. I just love the rows of butterflies (although I didn’t always manage to match print along seams)…
Thanks! Sleeves like these can end up being a bit bulky, but I was quite lucky this time :)
Thank you! Orange seemed to be a proper color for cheering myself up during this neverending winter.
I checked my pattern pieces thrice and they seemed to be cut out correctly, but for some reason, the neckhole was suffocatingly tiny (a common problem with this pattern, as it turned out after goog…
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