Added Nov 19, 2012
My first dress made here in Benin from a .pdf pattern! Because I didn’t know how to sew an invisible zipper with a treadle machine, I had to ask local tailors to help me. And they were more than happy to teach me how to do it.
I wrote about it (and the tailors) in my blog
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
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See steps on how Meg sewed herself a transitional Jersey suit using colorful jerseys!
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