dresses

I thought to share some photos of this beautiful dress, I was inspired by the pattern “7075 Advance”, although I drew the patterns to make the dress look like the original pattern. You can see more about it here .

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For my first post on We Sew Retro I picked Gertie’s new Butterick pattern. I’m a such a sucker for vintage styles! The dress was really easy to make and didn’t take too long – I made it in one short weekend! I used a stretch sateen on both the dress and contrast. This pattern [...]

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I managed to make a few things to show off before my sewing machine hopped aboard a ship and this Belladone is one of them. I made this almost straight after I had finished my Airelle Blouse because I was on a Deer&Doe kick, and because you know, new patterns are exciting! Especially when they [...]

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Hi all! I’m not sharing today but rather asking for your help! I have been invited to a prom-themed birthday party for a friend. We are all about ten years or more out of high school. I never went to my prom, and neither did she, but I really want to make this awesome. I’m [...]

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Just recently finished this dress (getting the bulk of it done over Memorial Day weekend), based on the 1970s Simplicity 7011 pattern. The construction was pretty simple, except for the portions where I altered the border print placement. A great summer dress, I think, and I got compliments on it all day! The pattern works [...]

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