Dresses / Skirts


Arlo
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts*   Hi everybody, I’ve been so lucky to have tested the new fabric line from Lady McElroy over on the Minerva Crafts blog. There was so much to choose from, I didn’t know where to start. But I’m glad I ended up with this Flora songbird cotton poplin. It’s amazingly beautiful and I used one of my tried and true patterns to make it. If you want to read it the link is below CLICK HERE […]

Lady McElroy fabrics


Flit
I was just casually checking Instagram during work (shh!) and saw Sew Over It released this pattern. I immediately purchased it right then and there.  I fell in love with it, but then again I love everything that Lisa Comforts wear. What I keep forgetting is that if it looks good on her, it doesn’t necessarily look good on me. I know my body shape, love it, and now know that the baggy bodice type dresses are really not my […]

The time of the wrap dress


Iago
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Do you have any new years resolutions? I have three that I would like to share with you: No new patterns. If I manage to make three patterns I haven’t made before from my stash I can allow myself to buy one new pattern, that’s it. If I start on another pattern without buying a new one, I then have to make up three from my stash before maybe buying one new. Reduce the fabric stash. […]

Happy new years, everyone!



Clawhauser
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Name: Clawhauser (from Zootopia) Pattern: Vintage Shirtdress from Sew Over It Fabric: Prada self-lined crepe suiting fabric from Minerva Crafts My first guest post I made for Minerva craft I made my first Vintage Shirtdress. I like it so much I’ve been wearing it to pieces, well almost. So I think it’s about time to make a new one. This fabric was perfect for that pattern so now I have a new amazing shirtdress. CLICK HERE […]

Another Vintage Shirtdress


Piglet
Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* Name: Piglet (from Winnie the Pooh) Pattern: Adele dress from Republique du Chiffon Fabric: Raspberry pink soft touch polyester crepe fabric from Minerva Craft. The holiday season is upon us, and for me, that means two things. Family and friends, and good food. I choose to focus on the food part because that’s more important. Well, I mean, family and friends know how I look and love me anyway! The main focus was to have a […]

Holiday season is up.


Louise
Name: Louise (from the Princess and the Frog) Pattern: Anna dress bodice with Zeena dress skirt from By Hand London Fabric: Brushed tartan cotton fabric from Minerva Crafts Happy December 1st everyone! I myself got a tea advent calendar from my husband that I have already started my day with. I love advent calendars, whether it is made of chocolate, tea or whatever it’s made out of these days. It’s not a tradition that I grew up with, but a […]

All he wanted was to play jazz.



Periwinkle
Name: Periwinkle (Tinkerbells twin sister) Pattern: Elisalex dress with Flora dress from By Hand London Fabric: Sky blue cupro from Rainbow fabrics I made this dress a while back and took the photos back then too, but haven’t had the time to actually sit down and write about it. By Hand London released a new version of  Elisalex dress and I got a copy of the modified version since I already own the original. The dress had modified the bodice […]

Periwinkle is here!


MrandMrs
  Name: Riley (from Inside Out) Pattern: Anna dress from By Hand London and Emerald Faille Party dress from Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book. Fabric: Tulle with 3D blossoms from Saab Tekstil, off-white peach skin fabric and lemon yellow cotton poplin from Minerva Crafts. I love my wedding dress. It’s not very complicated, but its very me and it was comfortable to wear. A joyful dress for a joyful occasion. The shell was made out of  Anna dress bodice with 3D floral tulle […]

Wedding post #5 – The wedding (dress).


Bridesmaids
Name: Sadness, Fear, Madness and Disgust (from Inside Out) Pattern: Kim, Charlie, Elisalex and Flora from By Hand London Fabric: Plain cotton poplin in colors pale blue, iris, light pink and pistachio from Minerva Crafts. Are you ready for a really long wedding blog post as well as a loving tribute to the By Hand London girls? Let’s begin. Do you remember I made my Joy dress out of the same fabric as theirs only in lemon yellow and with the […]

Wedding post #4 – The bridesmaids.