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VictoriaPerry

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22 April, 2012

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    VictoriaPerry added the project 1970's Polka Dot Dress
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    I recently found this 1970’s pattern in a local charity shop and fell in love with it instantly. I thought it would be perfect for a summer dress and I quickly got to work using some blue polka dot…

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    VictoriaPerry added the project My 'Peggy Olson' Dress
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    Before Mad Men returned to our screens in March, there were several sewing challenges set up. This dress was one of my responses to them. This is based off of a plaid dress that Peggy wears during …

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Simplicity Re-Print Blouse
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    I’m sure a lot of you are very familiar with this popular 1940’s reprint pattern. I’ve seen a lot of versions of the trousers all over the web, but it was the blouse that I really wanted to try out…

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Powder Blue Dotted Blouse
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    I’ve had this fabric sitting away in my stash for quite a while, not really knowing what to make with it. Every blouse pattern I’ve tried to use with it has left me running out of fabric. Recently …

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5 March, 2012

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Denim Cowboy Shirt
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    I figured it was about time I delved into the ‘otherside’ of sewing..menswear! My husband asked if I would make him a shirt so we found McCalls M6044 which he liked, especially the version that res…

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17 February, 2012

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Back To School Blouse
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    This blouse as the title suggests, more specifically gingham, always reminds me of junior school. Here in the UK when the weather gets hotter you will always see girls wearing gingham summer dresse…

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11 February, 2012

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Red Hot 'Chilly' Dress
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    I’ve recently joined The Sew Weekly and one of the first theme weeks I participated in was ‘Down Under’. The task was to create something you’d wear in the season opposi…

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Leopard Print Simplicity 5645
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    This was my first time trying out this mid 1960’s pattern, and it went so well! As you can see from the illustrations on the pattern, this is not meant to be a figure hugging, fitted shirt. This is…

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24 July, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Retro Butterick Nightgown
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    This is my version of Retro Butterick B5152, which is a 1948 reprint of a floor length nightgown. I decided to make version A (short sleeves) but left out the ruffles, as I felt they would take foc…

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8 July, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry added the project My First Playsuit
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    Made using McCalls M6083, this is the first time I’ve made something that relates to shorts/trousers. This pattern was incredibly easy to follow, and was very straightforward to put together. I got…

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27 June, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry added the project 'A Day At The Dockyards' Dress
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    This was made using Butterick 5209 which is a 1947 re-print. I found this cotton viscose in my local fabric shop, and after wondering around a few times it still caught my eye so I took it home wit…

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9 June, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry commented on the project Lady in Red Twill

    What a lovely dress. I think using the drapes as a scarf works really well, and it’ll give you the opportunity to wear more brooches! I love the little details in it too like the diamond cutout & t…



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31 May, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry commented on the project Working 9 to 5 ...

    This looks fab! I’ve been wanting to attempt a Jacket for a while, this pattern is lovely!



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28 May, 2011

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Cushion Cover Commissions
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    I was recently asked to make 2 cushion covers for someone’s birthday. My only brief was that one had to have a pineapple on, and the other hot air balloons! I love the way these turned out so I dec…

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    VictoriaPerry added the project Summer Days
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    I made this dress a couple of months ago and have only just got round to taking photos! Oops! This was made using a different variation of New Look 6723 (I do have other patterns, I just can’t stop…

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