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A Hand-Picked Zipper in the Cambie Dress

My favourite type of zipper insertion is a hand-picked zipper. If you’ve been reading here for a while, you might already know that! Why do I like inserting zippers by hand, when there are faster ways to do it? It’s strong. It’s easy to adjust as you sew, so the zipper opening is even and […]

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A Reversible Cambie Dress!

Yes, I said it – a reversible dress! Christine from the blog ‘What’s Up Cupcake’ made her version of the Cambie Dress reversible. How cool is that? One side is a fun print, the other is timeless black, and both look beautiful on her! Here’s the outside:And here’s the inside! Isn’t that neat? I came […]

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Sewing the Cambie Dress Straps

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the Cambie Dress Sleeves (or straps, if you prefer) into the front bodice. This is one of those sewing steps that might become super clear as you’re doing it yourself, but may be a little confusing in the directions. One of the great things that comes out of pattern […]

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Sewing the Lining into the Cambie Dress

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the lining into the Cambie Dress. This part of the sewing instructions makes a lot more sense when you’re actually doing it yourself. The next best thing? Watching someone else do it first! So I’ll do it and show you how it’s done, with plenty of pictures and explanations. […]

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Laura Mae’s Cambie Dress

I’m a big fan of Laura Mae’s sewing projects. Have you seen her gorgeous vintage creations? This one is my favourite – so much work! So I was really excited to have her as a pattern tester for the Cambie Dress. I was looking forward to see what she made, and here it is! See […]

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Doortje’s Cambie Dress

Eyelet is the perfect summertime fabric, don’t you think? It’s lightweight, it’s soft and cottony, and it’s full of holes! Doortje’s lovely Cambie dress is perfect for summer, then! I quite like this photo, too. It shows off the dress while looking natural, like she’s daydreaming on vacation. I love my bright prints and bold […]

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