This is a romantic yet practical layering piece. The camisole style, ecru top has buttons down the back. It was refashioned from a man’s dress shirt. There is more information on my blog.
Thank you, I have liked pink and grey together since I was a little girl.
I was glad to find an excuse to use the rose print.
I restyled a man’s dress shirt. The shirt now fits a lady’s figure but I got a collar, cuffs, a yoke, buttons and button holes without all the work. How the design and fit were worked out is told o…
This is a vest made from the “Franzi” pattern. It’s worked in a rose print and has gold top stitching. http://www.creativedressmakingathome.com/apps/blog/show/19709110-rosie-vest
Boring lace shirt to fancy lace blouse.My lace shirt had a collar and cuffs, now it has contrasting binding. I reshaped the neckline and used brown lining fabric to make the binding for the neck ed…
Thank you, an apron sounds like a good way to try something new, you can be as creative as you like.
Thank you, the book Decorative Dressmaking dose not have bead work. When applying beads to garmen…
Thank you so much, I am pleased with how it came out.
Thanks! bow ties make me smile.
Thank you, I’m looking forward to using metallic thread again.
I appreciate your comment, I like it to.
Thank you, my photos always look better when they are taken outside.
This blouse has metallic thread top stitching on the collar and lapel. The project came out really well. I used a straight stitch and a zigzag stitch. Why? It’s a long story. Please visit my blog …
This garment is a romantic dream. Tapestry is often overlooked in garment making, but how many of us have fancied the idea of a tapestry jacket or vest at one point or another.
The jacket has a…
This new book sounds really wonderful. I am very interested in vintage sewing techniques. Can we …
Pattern of the Week
Hippie meets grunge in this plaid top with flared sleeves and a round neckline.
Leopard and snakeskin are the new neutrals.
Member Project of the Week
Peneloping's hand beaded frock is a real stunner.
Make these brand new blouses and dresses in candy colored silk.
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this guide all about mini closure solutions!
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