I so rarely do classy, but after this dress I feel like I should do more classy clothes!
It’s a beautiful fabric, isn’t it? And luckily not hard to work with.
Thanks, it’s always nice when you get something great out of so much work!
Thanks – I felt like I needed to act classy in it because of how it looks!
Perfect – it looks like a dress Joan would wear on an episode of Mad Men.
This is the hardest thing I’ve ever made. It’s Vogue pattern V1108, is made with silk taffeta, is boned, lined, interfaced, and has a foundation inside it. There is a total of five different fabric…
Beautiful, and I love that the lace isn’t too ‘girly’ but has more of an edgy feel
Thank you all for the lovely comments!
There are lots of great lycras around, it was hard to choose which one I liked the best!
The fabric was surprisingly easy to sew. It was a good quality lycra which helps, but my machine …
I hate shopping for swimsuits, because I never like anything in the shops. I like the more retro styles more than most of what’s on sale. Seeing as I’ve sewn lots of different fabrics and garments,…
The day I bought this fabric I’d only gone to Spotlight to get some satin to line my Boulanger dress, but the discounted fabrics table is right next to the cutting counters, and I spied an elegant …
Projects are again not uploading/not appearing when they are uploaded. It appears to have been a …
Sewing with stretch is interesting – it seems so much scarier at first, but as long as you don’t …
These ridiculously bright floral pants are the same pattern as my Miss Fisher’s Trousers http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/miss-fishers-trousers the 1930s Salon Trousers pattern from Decades of St…
That fabric is amazing! You’re in the same city as me and look the same size as me, I kind of wan…
Looks like this could be from a 1960s fashion magazine
Another of my ridiculously intermittent series of ‘basic’ clothing items. This is a very simple scoop neck t-shirt with a neckline blanket stitched with embroidery thread. The armholes are also bla…
Beautiful – I can see this being worn by the mysterious and slightly dangerous anti-heroine of so…
Beautiful – a dropped waist is always tricky to pull off but you’ve done it perfectly.
Really beautiful fabric, it perfectly suits the top
It wasn’t too hard – I used a pair of underwires to get the right shape at the bottom of the cup,…
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