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Diane von Furstenberg dress and a blog hop

This is probably my penultimate vintage make for this year. It is the 40th anniversary of this iconic wrap dress, although the pattern (Vogue 1549) was released in 1976, so I thought it was a fitting make. 1,181 more words


Forward Movement

I finally started quilting Retro Charm. First I had to buy thread, then I had to find my sewing machine manual, and finally I set up the machine and started quilting. 132 more words


Bellini with a twist

Yes, I’ve made another Bellini from Capital Chic Patterns, but I’m not sure where my head was at because I didn’t try it on until I got to the buttonhole stage only to discover that I had made the smaller size by mistake. 274 more words


Casual Sweet Clothes jacket N

As soon as I bought Casual Sweet Clothes  by Noriko Sasahara I knew I had to make Jacket N.

It is a braided denim jacket and I thought it would be a really useful addition to my wardrobe. 610 more words


It's a wrap!

*Sorry, you are going to get this post again as something went awry and my text got cut off.

This skirt pattern has been in my stash for a long time and I don’t know why I haven’t made it before. 494 more words


A Little Slip

I didn’t use any fabric this week because all my time went to visiting family. We did quite a bit of shopping, and I’m happy hat I only added one quarter yard cut for use in a current project. 36 more words


A skirt and a hat

August was the Repurpose, Reuse, Refashion month and Amy from sewamysew hosted a competition.

I made a few things but won a prize with my… 541 more words