Monthly Archives: February 2014

Shirting or skirting?

My favorite long charcoal linen skirt is so well worn its needs to be reincarnated as cleaning rags. The style of my favourite skirt is very similar to this one in an old issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. And I love … Continue reading

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Picnic dress

Back to regular programming; fitted dresses! (I will try to post a photo of the unfitted red dress on a real person soon, I just need to line up a few things…) Technical details Pattern: Vogue 8902 Size: 6-22, with … Continue reading

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It is a red sack

Very nice fabric though! Of course, the hanger shot accentuates its lack of shape. There have been compliments when I’ve worn it. This might be something to do with the how short it is (about 40 cm from the waist) … Continue reading

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Sizzling hot for Valentine’s Day

That would be the weather I’m talking about. Valentine’s Day is forecast to be least 31°C after another very hot week in the 30s and 40s. This double knit top is just not going to make it out of the … Continue reading

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Silver square neck top from 1992

The pattern is from 1992, the top is only a week or so old! This was one of my favourite top patterns and I used it several times in the nineties. Felicity thinks it’s vintage. He he. (Hmm, I guess … Continue reading

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Graphic print maxi skirt

This fabric had been earmarked for me even since I bought it. Clearly it spent too long in the stash, and it defected to Felicity… The defection had a good ending, of course! Technical details Pattern: BurdaStyle 10-2013-120 Size: 34 … Continue reading

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