Vogue 9201: DIY Dark Floral Tie Neck Shirt Dress

Hi Readers,  We are fully into the colder weather and shorter, darker days here in my part of the world. And of course, that means my sewing is reflecting that. This is Vogue 9201, made in a viscose crepe with a dark, dramatic floral print. This is a shirt dress with some interesting features. Let […]

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Butterick 5982: DIY Dark Floral Viscose Fit and Flare Dress

Hi Friends, Happy Monday! I decided I wanted to make a couple of easy to wear viscose dresses in autumn appropriate colours that I can wear comfortably on the odd warm day we are still getting, but easily layer with tights/ boots/ cardigan etc when it gets cooler. This is the first of those dresses. […]

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Vogue 8998: DIY Floral Silk Fit and Flare Dress

Dear Friends, I have finally finished Vogue 8998! This dress was started back in October of last year, when I hoped to complete it in time for my 40th birthday. Alas, I ran out of silk (ordered from a Chinese ebayer) and had to wait a considerable length of time for more to arrive. And […]

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