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Plaid… nooooooo. Matching the pattern would be a nightmare! >_<
Pattern: Vintage 1970’s Butterick 1970’s
Fabric: Baby blue gingham, polycotton
Modifications: 1) Reduced the bust size as the pattern is not in my size. Looking at the end product, I think the bu…
Made from my own drafted pattern. More on my blog here
Such a great colour for the summer!
Thank you Ellen! Wow, I didn’t even realised I got featured until you mentioned it. Such an honou…
Made the shorts using New Look 6055 and the top using my own drafted pattern. More details on my blog here
I got this amazing fabric with a Hawaiian border print back in Cabramatta in Sydney. It’s 100% cotton and I like how the stiffness of the fabric makes the skirt look kinda poofy when I wear it. Loo…
Pattern: New Look 6049, option A
Fabric: 100% cotton in Mondrian print (front), black polyester (back)
Modification(s): I shortened the hem and reduced the size of the bodice (as usual).
What I …
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Thank you. You’re too nice!
One word: Rockabilly
Pattern: New Look 6020, option D (bottom right)
Fabric: Cherry print in polycotton for skirt, red polyester for bodice
Modification(s): I shortened the hem and reduced the…
This is another project that I completed many months ago. I think I finished this in autumn (around May) but never got around to wearing it, taking photos of it or blogging about it. But here it is…
Thank you! I love the pattern too! :D
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I almost only ever buy fabric that is on sale at Spotlight! I actually have a couple …
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Thank you so much! It’s so sweet of you to say that.
I hope you find the pattern! :D
Edith is currently my favourite dress at the moment. Yes, I love her so much, I gave her a name.
She is a vintage-inspired 60s summer dress made using Butterick 6582, a retro reissue of the ori…
More details on my blog here: http://becauseshestartedknitting.blogspot.com.au/2012/02/sewn-polka-dot-rain-hat-inspired-by.html
Thank you so much! It’s only my 4th attempt at sewing a clothing item, so your comment really mea…
Pattern: New Look 6824 (A + H + J)
Fabric: Green and purple gingham cotton
More details on my blog here: http://becauseshestartedknitting.blogspot.com/2011/12/sewn-vintage-country-road-dress….
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One of the most beloved American designers passed last night. We look back at a few of his designs.
Fashion & Trends
Shop top selling silk patterns, just in time for Thursday's web seminar.
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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