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Linen McCalls 7743

From the leftover fabric from the sack dress, I made another dress! (The joys of having to buy a minimum amount of fabric. You get a second chance to make something cool!) This is McCalls 7743, a dress pattern I’ve used many times. This time I made a different view, choosing the back without the […]

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This Dress Refuses to Blend In

A fabric this wild and bold needs a simple style. Wouldn’t you agree? (Many of you did, and at least one of you wasn’t even sure this would turn into a decent-looking garment!) This is the awesomely wild fabric I posted about here. It’s 100% polyester, from Télio, and when I saw it hanging in […]

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McCalls 7743 in Rose-print Corduroy

While Caroline was fearlessly leading the Saltspring Sew-Along, I made a dress! It’s the first thing I have made for the upcoming fall. Truthfully, I didn’t think about fall or planning ahead. I saw the fabric, fell in love, and had to have it! It’s from Gertie’s online fabric shop. Does she have great taste […]

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