Vogue 1638: DIY Satin Skirt with Flounce and Asymmetric Hem

Hey Everyone! When the fall Vogue patterns were released a few months back I instantaneously thought “wow, what a great collection!” So much so that I ended up ordering this skirt pattern, V1638, together with V1649 and V1650, to be shipped to me from the States. At the time I had been seeing lots of […]

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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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Simplicity 8292: DIY Flutter Sleeve Fuschia Pink Crepe Sheath Dress

Hi everyone, I am going on a flying visit to the States at the end of September for my cousin’s wedding and I made this dress thinking I would wear this to the daytime/ church ceremony. Now I am having second thoughts as to whether it will be too warm (New Jersey at the end […]

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New Look 6123: tweed sheath dress

New Look 6123 is, IMO,  a pattern you have to have in your stash readers. Why? Because it is essentially two completely different dresses in a single envelope. Two patterns for the price of one, so to speak. Have a look at the line drawings: Do you see that there are two completely different bodice […]

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