purple

  Step in shirt dress with or without top-stitch trim has bias collar and full length shirt sleeves; pockets in side seams Last year I purchased this sweet shirt dress pattern from eBay. It’s a lovely dress from 1967 and has all those things you’d expect from a late 60s dress like Bishop Sleeves and [...]

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So there I was minding my own business when I thought, “Hey! That bright purple stretch cotton shirting in my stash would make a GREAT wiggle dress!” Of course I had to do it. The Sewing Gods must be obeyed. I combined two patterns in my stash – I put the bodice from 5808 (dated [...]

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This pattern has been sitting in my pattern stash for at least a year (probably longer). I fell in love with the violet dress on the front as soon as I saw it, but the only problem was that I just couldn’t seem to find the right coloured fabric! It needed to be a violet [...]

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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 [...]

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