Pattern mashup: New Look 6123 + Vogue 8815 = ponte peplum dress

The peplum trend is still rolling on by, and I decided to jump on the bandwagon before it passed me by completely. I decided to attempt my first frankenpattern, combining the bodice and skirt from New Look 6123 with the peplum from Vogue 8815. I can see that frankenpatterning requires a bit more thought about […]

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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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