I present to you, a shirt dress! It’s the sloper dress with a placket added. Basically, I took the sloper bodice, added 1.5″ out from the center front (CF) for the placket, and borrowed the collar pieces from my fitted shirt pattern. 416 more words
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It all started with a wedding invitation. One of my friends in Shanghai is getting married!
Don’t they look fab?! I thought this is the perfect time to visit another friend, whom I also met in Shanghai, and haven’t seen in years! 163 more words
I have lovingly kept this Book of Vogue patterns for years and drooled and dreamed over it many times. Now I’m sewing again, I’m trying not to add to my pattern stash before I use some of the ones I have already, but it’s difficult when you see something you like and it’s not in the stash – and of course I only like what’s not in the stash. 521 more words
This is a book I have been hunting for a physical copy of online all year, so I can get my grubby, vintage fashion loving hands it and use it to draft patterns to make some… 105 more words