Love the bottom punk-meets-flapper dress
I hope my instructions are easy to follow! Let me know if they aren’t.
It’s a lovely colour, isn’t it? And it’s really nice to wear – feels a bit like a light blanket s…
Excellent fabric! Works perfectly with that hem.
I bought this most beautifully soft modal from Tessuti in Sydney. Because it’s so soft I just draped it for fun around Ilse-Jane, my dressmaker’s dummy. Then I decided I really liked how it looked,…
I think it fits pretty well, and it’s definitely very well made.
Fantastic! I so need to buy this pattern.
I found this pattern for $1 at my local Salvos store (second hand/thrift store). The pattern is from 1951, McCall’s 8530 (http://vintagepatterns.wikia.com/wiki/McCall’s_8530_A – I even made it the …
A classic style, it suits her perfectly.
I almost bought that fabric recently! It’s fantastic, and makes a really fun dress.
Love the print!
Absolutely adore Lucy Liu’s dress. I’d love to have it. Or anything in that fabric.
The intent of that fabric was obviously to be made into that great top.
Thanks! I almost didn’t buy this fabric because I wasn’t sure what I’d make with it, but I’m so g…
It’s summer in Australia, and we’re having a bit of a heatwave. Being outside today with the extremely high temperatures and strong winds was like walking around in a fan-forced oven. They were for…
Being so pregnant in this weather must be pretty tiring. At least you look great in your skirt!
I went to the fabric store to pick up some hooks and eyes and walked out with this fabric. It was on sale for $7 a metre, so it wasn’t too big of an oops. Plus, the print, rows of farmhouses and ch…
It does. The fringing was kind of fun, but didn’t suit the fabric or the shape of the dress. And …
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