Tag Archives: Dressmaking

Summer Frock Take 2

Well I did say I was on a bit of a roll! I’ve just finished another summer dress using McCall’s 6958. I cut this one out as soon as I finished the first one… This time I used a length … Continue reading

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Summer Frock Time

I’m on a bit of a roll now, I’ve just finished another dress, this time it’s a pretty summer cotton frock. I do like my summer dresses. I used McCall’s 6958 which is labelled as ‘easy, make it today!’ I … Continue reading

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A Touch of the 80’s!

Last night I finally finished a jacket to go with my white rose dress. I needed something smart to go to a family funeral and managed to find everything except lining in my stash for the whole outfit – though … Continue reading

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Cinema Dress

I’ve finally got round to doing some dressmaking! I’ve made myself a summer dress… In my stash I had this length of teal blue fine cotton lawn with a little feather design on it. It feels like Liberty Tana lawn, … Continue reading

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Damsons and Plums

Purple is one of my favourite colours, so I do have a fair bit of the colour in my stash, in all hues and shades. When I started rearranging my sewing room recently my stash storage space was reduced somewhat, … Continue reading

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Liberty Summer Dress

In the recent hot weather I’ve found the outfits I feel most comfortable in are my long  cotton dresses, especially the teal one I made in February for our holiday and a Liberty one I made last year, both just … Continue reading

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Chanel Jacket

After about nine months of faffing about I finally knuckled down and finished my Chanel jacket last night. It’s not exactly the weather for wearing it at the moment, but I needed it crossing off my to do list! So … Continue reading

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My Malayan Silk Dress

We had a big holiday in March which include two days in Kuala Lumpar visiting family. I managed to include a trip to the quarter with all the fabric shops in. Of course I had to buy  a few lengths… … Continue reading

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Ogden Cami

Last summer I saw a few blog posts about the Ogden Cami pattern by True Bias. I decided to buy the pdf pattern, much as I hate sticking all the sheets together, I reasoned that there can’t be that many pages … Continue reading

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Coatigan Sew-a-long

This time last year I made a coatigan, a lovely coat pattern by Schnittchen. It’s been a great coat for the winter, nice and snuggly and easy to wear. At the August Quilt show in Harrogate one of the stalls … Continue reading

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