Dress made from 1940’s pattern
I used bias binding since pattern didn’t have any facings. Nearing completion I thought the front of the dress needed just a bit more red. I decided on pockets and a…
Another version from repo 50’s PDF pattern sourced from Etsy. I omitted the diamond cut out.
I had been searching the net and my usual fabric haunts for this colour, had no luck until I went to…
Damn annoyed I didn’t buy more of this fabric when I was in Japan. love the colour!!
Second version of McCall’s 6462
I decided to wear with the straps up to give it more of a cowl neckline.
Nice one! Hope you have a great night at the gala, looking forward to your pics!
Kazz you always brighten my day! Love it!
This dress is on my to do list. The colour is gorgeous and so elegant! Great job!
Yes you could say some fabric made it into my case. Stayed tuned!
Second version McCall’s 6028
Pics taken in Japan
I made this dress for my recent trip to Japan. My entire wardrobe was made from my beloved Ponte fabric!! I should be getting royalties for all the Ponte I have bought!
A few of these pics are …
Just so happens I was just in Japan and went to the Fabric Town area in Nippori – Tokyo. Yes, I d…
I do love a Peplum..
This is my version of the famous peplum. As usual I decided at the eleventh hour to include a collar.
I did a quick rummage through my limitless scrap pile and decided a bit…
Wowza! This is fabulous, one sexy swimsuit!
I’ve been hoarding this check vintage fabric for sometime, just waiting for the right style to use and McCall’s 6028 was the standout!
I only had a small amount of fabric so I had to use wisely a…
Looking forward to seeing your gold number.
Groovy back at ya!
Since I made a dress for my Sis, I couldn’t go to her party without a new dress, could I,Hell No!!!
I’m loving all the sequence around at the moment and just couldn’t help myself to some of that a…
I made this dress for my Sisters birthday party, (won’t mention how old she is) but It’s a big number!
Theme of party was 60’s. We’ve always been into the 60’s, being a mod from way back..
I made this dress for a themed birthday party. Glomesh/Bond 007
For all o/s members, Glomesh was a company that created beautiful sparkly purses/bags in the late 50’s. Very collectible, I am a …
No. I did cut it a bit shorter though!
I had wondered why you had been quiet – great news a little bouncing bobbin in the making!
I made this two piece pant/top outfit from a 1960 jumpsuit pattern. After near completion of jumpsuit I tried on and realised there was NO WAY I could sit down, let alone bend over!! Another lesson…
Go you indeed! Great job for your first dress..
Love the dress and the colour is brill. Hope you won on the races?
I used Burda Mini Skirt 08/2012 #135
I initially didn’t make the pockets since I didn’t have that much fabric leftover, but, after a bit of hunting and gathering in my scrap pile I came up with th…
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