I knew underlining existed, but never understood the need for it unless you’re working with sheer fabrics. After reading Couture Sewing Techniques, I learned that most couture garments are underlined, but most aren’t lined! I was surprised – wouldn’t you rather line something and hide all of the construction details? It was an interesting and […]
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Before going on vacation, I was trying to be good and not fabric-shop for a while. Mostly so that I could buy DIFFERENT fabric in new and exciting stores on holiday! Anyways, a few lovely pieces caught my eye on Etsy and I gave in. Three lovely pieces, in various shades of blue. This one’s […]
Did you all see what the Selfish Seamstress wrote about me yesterday? I’m her latest nemesis, can you believe it?! (Although…I’m delighted that she even knows about little old me!) And to (potentially) make matters worse, I whipped up another version of Vogue 9668 in a pretty floral rayon print. I’ve already given you most […]
Ahh… a lovely spring day and a family dinner, the perfect occasion to test out my new Floral Dress! Here I am, trying to act natural while posing for the camera. I took these pictures before we left and wrote up this post after we came back from dinner. I must say, after wearing this […]
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.
Whenever I make a pattern twice, the second attempt always goes so much faster! Especially if it hasn’t been too long since the first try.