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Summer Dresses 2016

Last year I also wrote about my quest for the perfect summer dress. Of all those dresses from last year only one is still in my wardrobe, and only because I haven’t gotten around to making it into a skirt yet. This … Continue reading

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Gerperga Dress

Handmade Jane’s post today about cold weather sewing was my push to blog up my most recent winter sew: it’s a super comfy Gerperga dress. The pattern is a free one from my favorite site Papavero (you have to create an … Continue reading

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July MAGAM: Sew Bookish

The theme for July in the Make a Garment a Month group was “Sew Bookish,” meaning to sew something out of a book or magazine. Since I own exactly two clothes-sewing books and two Burda Style magazines, this was a true … Continue reading

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Summer dresses

Inspired by the sudden arrival of summer and Melly Sews‘ 30 Day of Sundresses, I’ve been making summer dresses. I’m trying to find that perfect dress pattern, you know the one – a free pattern, easy to sew, looks good … Continue reading

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Sleeveless Garden Party Dress

In my previous post about making honigdesign’s Garden Party Dress, I mentioned that I might want to try making a sleeveless version. Well, it didn’t take very long, and I think I like this one even more than the first: I made … Continue reading

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Polka dot dress

Polka dots plus this shade of blue-gray. If everything else on this dress had gone wrong, it was still worth it to play all weekend with this beautiful fabric. A while ago I came across the Garden Party Dress on honigdesign’s … Continue reading

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