This is what the muslin is for!

Really interesting responses to yesterday’s post about muslins! A couple of you made excellent points about time. If you hardly get time to sew, who wants to spend it making test garments? Although, some of you put it differently – if you only have so much time to spend, you’d rather spend it knowing the […]

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Heather’s Beautiful Dresses

Here’s a story about how amazing the internet can be. It started with a simple question, and ends with me receiving these absolutely gorgeous 1950’s dress patterns! First, the patterns: Three beautiful 1950’s dresses! From left to right, Simplicity 1795, Simplicity 3965, Vogue 9114. The first dress on the left has the most fabulous dramatic […]

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Shirtdress in the Sunshine: Day Thirty!

What a beautiful day for the last day of Self-Stitched-September! I ended the month wearing one of my favourite projects, my first vintage dress. And for once, the weather totally cooperated! It was like this all day, clear and sunny. Gorgeous! What I’m Wearing, Day 30: Self-Stitched Dress: Advance 5937, in chocolate polka-dot cotton rayon […]

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