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Endless Summer (Simplicity 1426 & Butterick BP289)

I thought we were headed into fall weather but this past week was hot! Beaches are free here in September so we took this opportunity to put our feet in the sand one more time this year. 227 more words

Outfit

One In A Melon... Watermelon Dip Dye Tutorial

Have you seen the adorable watermelon print dresses and skirts from Unique Vintage?  I have.  The second I saw this dress I wanted it.  But the price tag made me hesitate, because let’s be real how often would I really wear a watermelon print dress. 2,072 more words

B6453

B6453 Pattern Hack - The Tiered Skirt

In my last post I talked about the dresses I have made with Gertie’s B6453 pattern.  Today’s post is going to be a variation on that same pattern.  1,060 more words

B6453

Butterick 5996

Here is vintage pattern from my vintage collection Butterick 5996 at size 18. Bust 40 = 102 cm.

I believe, by the fashion of the dress illustration it is 1960’s – 1970’s pattern. 27 more words

1970's

Four turtledoves...

This Lisette design, B6182, was an unplanned project. I found this lovely white cotton ‘birds & vines’ print for sale in my local Fabricland and decided to buy 1.6 m to make the skirt in this wardrobe pattern. 356 more words

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Holiday Dress 2016

In 2016 I went to my very first company holiday party, so naturally I needed a new dress. The pattern is Butterick 5748, a retro sixties design which I’d had my eye on for a while. 171 more words

Sewing

Kaftan Tunic Sew Along Part 3

Welcome back. I have been having a busy summer making things and the blog might look a bit scanty but I said you would get part three of the sew along in August and so you shall. 702 more words