Dresses / Skirts


Collaboration with Minerva Crafts* I’ve been lounging around in this two piece wonder ever since I made it. It’s been in the wash late Sunday evening and put on every Friday afternoon. The kimono has some amazing featured details I wouldn’t have thought of, but it makes it a truly unique and wonderful patten. That’s what I’ve noticed with Helen’s patterns, they might seem like simple makes, but they’re hidden details that make up the garment beautifully. I’ve also hacked […]

Lazy Sunday mornings…


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).