Tag Archives: pattern drafting

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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Plantain cardigans

I’ve mentioned in passing several times the cardigans I’ve made from the free Plantain top pattern. Having just finished the 10th version, I figured it was finally time to write about them! Most of these cardigans were easy to draft, with … 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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Evolution of a dress

What do all of these dresses have in common? They’re all variations of the same pattern, of course. With some slight alterations along the way. I started with the free and wonderful Garden Party Dress from honigdesign. The first version I … Continue reading

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