Tag Archives: pattern making

Floral top

I stitched something! With a 7 month old baby who wants to be held for her naps I don’t get much time for sewing anymore. But my husband is on annual leave over Christmas so I whipped up this little … Continue reading

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The Avignon Dress

Here it is, my favourite dress ever (so far). I don’t know why it has taken me so long to get around to making this. I’ve had a bookmark in the page below of the Simplicity Pattern Book, Spring 1969 … Continue reading

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Summer top/blouse

Here is my latest completed project. You may recognise the fabric from my recent fabric shopping spree.¬† It is a lovely¬†cotton lawn but doesn’t quite have as much drape as the first time I made this pattern so it hangs … Continue reading

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Evolution of a pattern

When posting on this blog I have tried to remember where the pattern for each piece came from. Mostly I couldn’t remember. I know that most of my patterns are adaptions of previous self-made patterns. Working backwards I realised that … Continue reading

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60s evening dress conversion

Another one I made before I started this blog… Years and years ago I found a 60s evening dress at an op-shop and liked how it fitted. I pulled it apart and made a pattern from it and put it … Continue reading

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