16 August, 2013
JulietSews commented on the project Cape pops
Oh this is sensational! Make you you post about it in the collective for all to see, it’s too sweet not to! http://themonthlystitch.wordpress.com/
1 April, 2013
23 March, 2013
JulietSews added the project Cheerful Tulips
I made this dress earlier this year but never quite managed to get some decent photos, despite my wearing it non-stop!
The pattern is Simplicity 5663 from 1964. It features a genius front pleat …
2 February, 2013
JulietSews added the project A Zeopard Dress
Made for Jungle January, this dress is the ultimate in confidence boosters!
The pattern is New Look 6773, using pieces D and J. It’s very simple – but when you’re sewing fabric with pink Zebra …
21 January, 2013
JulietSews commented on the project Poppy Days dress
Hi – I just drafted the bodice from an existing dress, and made it wider at the waist to accommodate for the shirring around my waist. A basic bodice block would be a good starting point – happy to…
8 January, 2013
JulietSews added the project Swinging 60's (times two!)
I liked the vintage Butterick 6855 dress pattern so much I made two!
These swingy dresses are perfect for the sunny, muggy summer we are having in New Zealand, and the pattern is a dream to stitch…
JulietSews favorited the project baroque.brocade.silk.
JulietSews commented on the project Relaxing Holiday Time Dress
Love this dress! It looks like it was made very well! Don’t be scared of the pretty stuff – just go for it!
JulietSews commented on the project Two Darling Ranges Dresses
Love these! It’s so good sewing with a buddy – much easier and more fun!
JulietSews commented on the project Pachus dress
Very pretty! I can see why she didn’t want to take it off!
JulietSews commented on the project My Elizabeth Gathered-Waist Dress
Oh wow – that is beautiful fabric, perfect choice – it falls beautifully at the skirt!
JulietSews commented on the project Coffee Date Dress in navy pinstripe heavyweight cotton
So sweet – love the use of the chevron on the bodice!
JulietSews commented on the project New dress for the new year: Burda 122 09/2010
I adore the contrast in colours! The detail is beautiful – sometimes the best projects really do take some time.
JulietSews commented on the project Vogue 8593 - exposed zipper version
Love the neck detail – was it difficult?
JulietSews commented on the project Yellow eyelet dress
It’s so bright and happy! I love it!
JulietSews commented on the project Purple Lace Dress! Let's Twist Again!
So cute! Bet the skirt was lovely and flippy!
JulietSews commented on the project Martini anyone?
Just gorgeous! Love your pic as well – if I were a bartender I wouldn’t want to mess with your Martini!
5 January, 2013
JulietSews added the project Poppy Days dress
This is a very simple sundress, a basic bodice with a double-length rectangle skirt, which I shirred for some waist definition. I love it!
I made it from some beautifully soft rayon, which I bo…
5 November, 2012
JulietSews commented on the article Comment to Win "New Dress a Day"
My favourite BurdaStyle pattern? Got to be 5/2010 Dress with Ruffle sleeve, because it’s so versatile! It can be casual or fabulous, it’s a great ‘shell’ for modifications (I’ve made a dress and a …
27 October, 2012
23 October, 2012
JulietSews added the project Fields of Green
A much-disliked UFO turned into a much-loved dress, all with the help of three little buttons.
I made this at the start of the year but it just felt so dowdy and wrong in all of its greeness, an…
14 October, 2012
JulietSews commented on the project Drape Drape book 1, dress 3
Oh my, gorgeous!
JulietSews added the project Scalloping along skirt
A scallop-hemmed half circle skirt in green wool. Possibly the most painstaking hem ever, involving careful scallop-stitching and then trimming underneath it. I added two extra rows of scallops to …
29 September, 2012
JulietSews commented on the project Palest of Yellows
This is lovely – the metal zipper was a good choice! Sweet and chic at the same time.
JulietSews added the project Grey corduroy pants
This is my first ever pair of (finished) pants. Made with an un-waled grey corduroy and with a straight leg, I’m pretty pleased with how they turned out.
The pattern was traced from an old pair o…
9 September, 2012
JulietSews commented on the project Soft and Sweet Skirt
This is fantastic! I love the combination of the white and grey, very chic!
JulietSews favorited the project XL Orange Bag
JulietSews favorited the project So in Heart
JulietSews favorited the project Summer ensemble, not for Summer Sewing Challenge :)