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Novelty Dress

I don’t usually sew a whole garment in a novelty print, but for some reason when I was going through my fabric to find something to make a dress in, this Michael Miller print called to me for a summer … Continue reading

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Indulging a little pink

This was my July sewing project. It is the Oliver + S Fairy Tale Dress – view B with the optional tulle lining. I made it out a 100% cotton sateen (Lisette collection from Joann’s), so it has a bit … Continue reading

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Fashion Tips from M & P

What I wear when mum dresses me: (Roller Skate Dress courtesy of Mum, Size 3, pattern by Oliver+S) What I wear when I dress myself: (Fairy wings courtesy of Dollar store) What I wear to the park: (Boots courtesy of … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Dress

Perhaps not terribly original, but I NEEDED to make an ice cream dress for the summer out of this ice-cream fabric. To balance out the girliness of this concoction, I also made one out of chambray. It was the same … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pie-Making Dress

I’ve been wanting a slightly vintage-y feeling housedress recently – something comfy but pretty. I always think of the Lisette Patterns as quite modern and not vintage-y, but I was looking at View C of the Traveler Dress and realising … Continue reading

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Colette Hazel Dress

Spring is finally here in Van City and it’s sunny and gorgeous. I figured my spring wardrobe needed a refresh, so I made this simple sundress from Colette’s “Hazel” pattern. This pattern is labelled “beginner” and it went together really … Continue reading

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Itty-Bitty Baby Dress

Well, I had grand plans of making another baby quilt, but as the due date approaches I decided to rein in my ambitions in order to get it in the mail on time. This is for the future child of … Continue reading

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Rooibos Dress

This is the story of my Rooibos dress… the most ambitious thing I’ve sewn to date, at least for myself. I made a muslin! I finally made a muslin. And it was SO worth it. It really takes so little … Continue reading

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Sundress

This is my second popover sundress, but my first for M. I subconsciously chose fabrics very similar to this blog post. What can I say? It’s a classic, it sews up super fast, and best of all, the pattern is … Continue reading

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Class Picnic Dress

In a few weeks… ooooh, actually 10 days we are going away for almost 2 weeks. To a warm southern state with a beach, and sunshine and lots of things this crazy weather hasn’t had up here. I typically work … Continue reading

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