Tag Archives: Dressmaking

Orchidee Dress

We’ve an invitation to a wedding at the end of May, so of course a new outfit had to be made! The wedding was one of many which were postponed twice due to the pandemic, it was meant to be … Continue reading

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Neutrals

Having made H a pretty pink dress I then turned to her elder sister’s dress. She is 10 and likes everything in neutral shades, my original thought was to make a simple pinafore like her sister but without the sleeves, … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

A couple of months back my two ready made granddaughters asked me to make them each a dress. Of course I was delighted to but as it was the first item of clothing I’d made for them I did want … Continue reading

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Silver Linings

They say every cloud has a silver lining…my OH tested positive to covid on New Years Day, luckily we had celebrated New Year on zoom, rather than meeting up with friends. I was banished to upstairs to reduce the risk … Continue reading

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A Dress for Christmas

In mid December I decided to make myself a new dress for Christmas, not a Christmas dress as such, just a nice one to wear this year. In the summer I had splashed out and bought three Deer and Doe … Continue reading

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Vogue 2309

I bought this Vogue pattern earlier this year, it includes three different tops. OK one I wouldn’t wear but the other two look my kind of top, there’s a waistcoat style one and a sleeveless shirt sort of top. I’ve … Continue reading

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Bleuet Take 2

Last month I made a Bleuet dress by Deer & Doe in some dark blue silk, it’s turned out beautiful if a little snug… I decided to make another but generally go up a size. This time I used some … Continue reading

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Midnight Blue Silk

A couple of weeks ago I had a mad moment and ordered three Deer and Doe patterns, I fell for the Passiflora, but once on the website the Orchidee and the Bluett also appealed. I decided to make the Bluett … Continue reading

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A Summer Skirt

Last week I decided to make an everyday skirt for summer. I chose a pattern which I think I must have got from a facebook destash site as it’s a Vogue pattern made in partnership with Love Sewing, a sewing … Continue reading

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Spotting a Blouse

On the Monday that our shops reopened my daughter and I went shopping into Leeds. We weren’t interested in queuing round the block for a shoe shop or clothes shop, we just went fabric shopping! It was lovely to be … Continue reading

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