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Almost missed the boat with this one...

Well, I had plans.  I had plans to use this beautiful fabric (100% rayon Batik) with my Butterick Retro dress pattern B5920.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have enough fabric.   520 more words


White linen

The name of a decent smelling perfume of the 80’s I seem to recall! And very trendy as a fabric for the 2016 I note, from looking at shop windows. 695 more words


Week 1 - Me Made May

Week 1 of Me-Made-May 2016 is complete! Its been a lovely week, especially as it started with a bank holiday Monday. For this year’s MMM I thought I’d write a bit more about each piece I wear – what I like about it, why it gets worn a lot or not as the case may be. 757 more words


050416 - Eureka Moment

Finally figured what I want to make with the cool monstera fabric I got from Hawaii.

So this fabric is thin, so I know it needs to be lined (or underlined) and I know I don’t want to use a pattern that is overly Hawaiian like. 113 more words


Butterick 6026: Second Verse

Not quite the same as the first.

Another rendition of the multi-tucked, FBA’d woven blouse.  My very own frankenpattern, if you will.

I thought I had all the fitting kinks worked out when I cut this and took it to Sewing Camp.  176 more words


Summer bed time

Summer nightdress

Dressing gown

Two stories here…..

The night dress

This is another use of my Butterick night wear pattern, so it’s getting to be good value for money now! 1,050 more words