formal

I made this dress for the wedding of friends recently–it’s from a 1956 Butterick pattern. I adjusted the yoke on the waist–the somewhat scalloped, swinging drape look wasn’t exactly what I wanted, so I just straightened it out. The fabric is a light blue silk dupioni that’s been washed and air dried–it created wonderful texture [...]

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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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Hi Everyone! I went to a friend’s wedding in Margaret River (Western Australia) at the beginning of December. I had the crazy idea of making my dress to wear. First foray into formal wear was a bit of a hit and a bit of a miss!! Check out more pics over at my blog Kitty’s [...]

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