Added Jan 22, 2009
This material used to be my great grandmother’s shirt-dress (she died two years before I was born). My grandmother kept it in her stash in the basement (a treasure-grove) for nearly 30 years before I found it, brought it home, and made new pieces of clothing from it. I love the material, you can’t seem to find material of that quality nowadays (well, you CAN, but you have to go to Japan first…). I’m glad I have a grandmother who knew better than to throw things with potential away! I made the pattern from my own basic pattern.
Printed cotton, ribbon
My grandmother for keeping my great grandmother’s day-dress
Exotic prints and silhouettes combine for this alluring collection
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Rwest1014's created this gorgeous skirt to wear Halloween after Halloween.
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