Added Aug 10, 2012
This lovely lady is part of my series of hand embroidery / appliqus based on the images on the front of the envelopes that contain vintage dress making patterns. I love those ladies! When I was growing up, waiting for my Mum to buy whatever she needed from the habidasherers, I used to love going through the books and drawers of patterns looking at all of their outfits – I thought they were so sophisticated.
To see more of my crafty work take a look at one or all of:
My blog for all sort of pictures and info – http://debbiemade.blogspot.co.uk/
My Flikr account for pictures of everything I make – http://www.flickr.com/photos/42444040@N05/
My Etsy shop to buy things – http://www.etsy.com/shop/Debbiemade
Twitter – @debbiemade
linen cotton thread
Pattern of the Week
You’ll want to wear this dress to tiki parties, spring weddings, and afternoon dates...
Sewing & Techniques
Check out Meg's Sweetheart Dress project and how she made it!
Hit the road in easy dresses, slouchy tees, and bootcut pants.
Be the face of one of our exclusive patterns on BurdaStyle.com!
Fashion & Trends
Swoon for these gorgeous dresses straight off the runway!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.