McCalls 7243 and Vogue 1359: DIY Velvet Dresses: Or When You Make 2 Dresses and Dislike Both

Friends, The Festive Season is upon us and I wanted a quick fix make: a dressy dress that would also be comfortable to wear. You know how it goes: christmas day is spent eating and lounging around on the floor, playing games, opening presents etc. And before christmas day are the inevitable meals out/ drinks […]

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Vogue 1359: DIY twist front jersey dress and DIY nativity costume

Vogue 1359 is a designer pattern by Julia Alarcon. It is given an “average” sewing rating by Vogue. My version, in some kind of mystery slinky jersey, is definitely more of an “easy” rating. This is a pattern which sews up fast, but gives a fabulous RTW look with its twist knot detail in the […]

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