A purple wool beauty

I’m out of the closet! There’s been much lurking on my behalf on this brilliant site, but now i am declaring myself out! And what better an outfit to come out with than this purple woolen beauty!

I made this using simplicity 4808 in a wool fabric (i think 100%) that i got for an absolute bargain.

Simplicity 4808

the purple in all its glory








oooooooooohhhh nice purple!










More on my love of this dress on my blog

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4 comments… add one

  • I have admired that pattern before, and it’s awesome to see it sewn up! Welcome, and your dress is lovely!

    • Thanks, i think this pattern will definitely see a few more outings!

  • The color is my favorite purple 🙂

    • Its dreamy isn’t it?!


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