I made this dress with the intention of wearing it to a family/Thanksgiving lunch, however was not able to wear it due to the bad weather.
The bodice is cotton sateen remnant (from my M5845 with…
A close-fitting, lined, underlined strapless bodice with boning, ruched bust, sweetheart neckline and full gathered skirt.
Dress made using cotton sateen and Japanese cotton lawn lining/underlin…
A crazy print.
Ahhh, all my favourites in one dress!
Pattern: McCall’s 5845 bodice with alterations, McCalls’s 6349 skirt
A floral maxi dress, strapless bodice and floor length skirt.
Made using McCalls 6349 pattern with modifications below:
- No shoulder straps
- Lengthened skirt to 1 meter (floor length maxi)…
Thank you Beth!
I never thought a simple dart could make so much different on the overall look of a dress. Conver…
Hi Ellen! I love the fabric, flowers are awesome!
Thank you :)
Thank you Mary, I’m glad you enjoy my blog cos I enjoy writing it. Keeps me motivated to sew :)
This dress is the McCall’s 5845 pattern.
I’ve made this dress heaps of times, mostly with full skirts, always with back modifications, but NEVER with the darts on the outside as per pattern inst…
Size: 10 with adjustments, naturally
Fabric: 1.5m cotton sateen (Darn Cheap)
Notions: Invisible zipper 8", Gutermann thread, whisperweft interfacing
Time: Not long at all, maybe 8 hours? I…
Formal tea-gown for the lady with style and class.
Figure-enhancing line with care-neck and many tiny pleats along the front facing – surprisingly stylish.
Pattern Review on my “sewing blog”…
Hi Mary, I used “PVA Glue” which is a glue that is white but dries clear and 50 grams glitter bou…
This is a dress I made for Halloween.
I will be dressing up as Dorothy from the The Wizard of Oz.
The dress is made from gingham cotton and top pop poplin cotton.
It is a simple bodice with…
This is a belt I constructed following the free belt pattern from Lisette.
I made the belt using 2 metres of satin and snap fasteners.
Links to Lisette’s pattern and photos of the belt on my dres…
I made this Minnie Mouse dress to wear to a 2yo and 4yo birthday party.
I used the bodice of New Look 6723 and self drafted a full circle skirt.
Pattern review and more photos on my blog…
A strapless dress I made using polyester from The Fabric Store and crepe back satin from Spotlight.
The bodice is M6331, skirt self drafted.
Added a grosgrain ribbon waist stay.
This is the bodice of the M6331, View C, minus the strap.
Self drafted pleated skirt.
Floral fabric i picked up from a small fabric store in the west side, $6/m.
This is my favorite fabric. I’m…
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