Tag Archives: chiffon

Silk chiffon tablecloth dress: BurdaStyle 03/2015 #121

Another awards dinner. What a social whirl wind my life is! Ha. It is. So. Not. But it did mean that another dress required. The wonderful online sewing community* gave me courage to cut into a silk chiffon that has … Continue reading

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Valedictory Dinner in a Halter Maxi Dress: BurdaStyle 06/2016 #106

Valedictory: bidding farewell, this weekend, to secondary schooling. Just an exam or two (or in Felicity’s case, about 14!) and it’s all over. So lets go out in style. Technical details: Pattern: Burdastyle 06/2016 #106 Size: 34 – 42, I … Continue reading

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Silk chiffon dress: nothing at all like a Chux!

Felicity fell in love with this beautiful blue and white silk chiffon at one of Gay Naffine’s recent fabric sales. He who Cooks thought it looked like a Chux cleaning cloth. I think he was teasing. But there is some … Continue reading

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A very ‘hip’ skirt and ‘Hannah’s’ blouse

I have ‘interesting’ but not always wise pattern choices. This is the fashion shoot photo: Those ‘wings’ are interesting aren’t they? They seem to draw attention to her waist, contrasting the difference between waist and hip. This tulip shape has … Continue reading

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