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I made this 50s dress recently for a wedding. Although you can’t see the arms – it is sleeveless. I lined the bodice but left the skirt unlined so that I can wear it with a nice full petticoat when the urge takes me Fortunately the fabric width was 146cm making it wide enough for [...]

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Hi Everyone. Thought I would post up the apron that I made for my latest blog post. I’ve started a monthly inspiration challenge, this month was a Vintage T.Limoges Teacup and Saucer – and this was my contribution ! The fabric is very pretty and is printed to look like embroidery, even close up. In [...]

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Good morning I made this vintage Butterick dress a little while back. Thought you might like to see it as the fabric is Horrockses, from the V & A.   It was pretty straight forward – although I literally had to squeeze the waist ties out of the last bits of fabric and do pleats [...]

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Hello! With my first post last week I mentioned that I made my own wedding dress recently and asked if you’d like to see it. Some ‘yes’ replies have prompted me to post it here It’s lace with an under layer of satin silk. I used a pattern for the top part and the skirt [...]

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Hello, this is my first post on here! I made a 50s style dress over the weekend with a kitsch print. I used the Vogue 8766 for the top but because the skirt for this particular pattern was a full circle and my fabric just wasn’t wide enough, I cut out rectangles and gathered instrad [...]

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