I originally mooted the idea for this dress last April.
As I’ve probably mentioned before. I’m a big fan of piping generally and in particular, on raglan sleeves (i.e. sleeves like the ones in the photo which have a seam to the neck instead of across the shoulder, not as I always thought from seeing it written on clothes tags, a type of material – who knows what other terminology I’ve been using incorrectly!)
The dress is a mash-up of two patterns (New Look 6144 and 6095) and while I really do like the end result, going off-pattern always takes me a LOT longer. Continue reading
This was one of the first dresses I made and it quickly become both a favourite and the most worn dress in my wardrobe. I love the retro vibe. It’s also so comfortable. And check out those cuffs! And the gorgeous collar. What’s not to love.
A couple of Monday Sewing Bees and this dress was done.
With the other quarter-made wool dress still languishing in a drawer, I’ve embarked on a new project. (That’s the trouble with a tricky pattern. It’s easy to tire of it, with the endpoint seeming so far away, and look around for a quick win elsewhere.) Continue reading
So… Christmas is the anti-blog! Continue reading