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Floral Dresses Forever

I love a good floral print dress! This one is no exception. The colours are bright but the navy background tones it down. The pattern is a Burda Magazine pattern from 9/2014, dress #122. (It’s easier to remember patterns when they have names, isn’t it? Cambie Dress is more memorable than Dress 122.) You can […]

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Davie Dress: Black and White

Here’s another version of the Davie Dress, sewn for myself. These photos were taken by a friend who’s taller than me, so I look a bit short today! I used a black and white jacquard knit fabric, with solid black ponte panels for the sides. Ponte is an ideal fabric for this pattern as it’s stable, […]

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Dotted Davie Dress

Here’s the finished Davie Dress from the last two tutorial posts! Recently, I demonstrated how to sew the neckline binding on the Davie Dress. It’s the one step that might be challenging or different on this simple pattern. I also showed how to trim the hem evenly using the attachment on my dress form, which is […]

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A Sleeveless Granville Shirt

Can you make the Granville Shirt sleeveless? Of course you can! I made this sleeveless version of the Granville Shirt from the leftover cotton voile from my two-piece set. These photos were taken on holiday last summer. It was such an easy piece to wear! It looks better tucked in than untucked, but it’s more […]

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