Happy Monday, everyone! I have a surprise for you today – a guest post! The cheerful and talented Sunni from A Fashionable Stitch kindly offered to write up a tutorial on how to add shirring to the Lonsdale Dress. Did you see her beautiful turquoise polka-dot version earlier this month? It’s so pretty, and the […]
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I’m thrilled to introduce the THIRD pattern from Sewaholic Patterns – the Lonsdale Dress! This is my favourite one so far. I love everything about this dress! This is the perfect summer dress to me – it’s flattering, comfortable, has pockets, shows off the waistline, and is easy to ride a bike in! It has […]
I’m pausing the Me-Made-May coverage to share my completed version of Vogue 1174. Although, I did wear it, so it’s a Me-Made-May story as well. I’m happy I finally completed this behemoth of a dress. (Is that the right word? It seems fitting for this labour-intensive project…) So, without further delay, here it is! I […]
Ever pick out the buttons first, before deciding on a sewing project? It’s easy to do at Button Button in downtown Vancouver. This little shop is a candy store for knitters and seamstresses, in search of the perfect finishing touch.
I am SO pleased with how this dress turned out! It’s one of those perfect sewing moments, where the fabric and pattern and sewing somehow all completely worked this time.
Here are a few pics of me in the border print skirt I made last week! I wanted to share how it looks on a real person, instead of on the dress form. It’s super comfortable, and I love that I have secret inseam pockets to stash stuff. Wearing full skirts makes me instantly feel […]