Well that’s a little awful…

Here is my first wearable muslin for my party dress, using Burda Mag’s 08-2012-110 sequin dress pattern. The best part? My husband loves this top! Yes, I confess. This is a polyester stretch satin I bought in Taquara. I am sure many of my problems stem from that. I was inspired by the 13/14 Fall/Winter…

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Re-stitching Infinity

My favorite well-loved “Infinity Dresses” have kicked the bucket. My black one (my LBD) was so thread-bare you could see through it and I had to chuck it back in July when a friend of mine did an intervention. It was so hard to part with and I was LBD-less! My brown one is still…

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My New Vogue Picks

In order of most lovely to highly desired: V8849: Love that back detail with the front peplum so it looks like two pieces in one! I can see this several ways and all are just beautiful! It would also be a nice pattern to play with some of the lace couture techniques Frabjous Couture has…

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From Wadder to Wonder

As I mentioned in my last post, I pulled out New Look 6557 to make view A from that lovely Brazilian fabric I picked up. However, upon reading the various reviews on patternreview.com, I realized that my fabric wouldn’t work. Why? Because it is a loose weave light weight rayon-cotton blend. One reviewer in particular…

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My graduation dress!

Before I left for the US, I mentioned a UFO that needed a zipper and hemming. I packed that dress up, finished it by hand around writing essays, and wore it to MA graduation. Without further ado, here it is. No idea what the look on my face is for… Anyway, this is 100% linen…

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