Tag Archives: stretch cotton woven

White Christmas dress

I’ve been dreaming of a White Christmas…dress. Apologies to Bing Crosby and Michael BublĂ©. And my dreams have materialized thanks to my fabric and pattern stash. Gotta love an extensive stash! This pattern  is from one of Burda’s extra magazines. … Continue reading

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Oops I did it again – Kalle Shirt

This time in June’s Meadow Liberty lawn. I did the same things as last time – lengthened by 10 cm and used a cut on button band – but I also used another Liberty lawn print for the hem facings … Continue reading

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The skirt edition of sewing at the beach

I made some skirts at the beach too. Simple stretch cotton summer staples. Fabric from the stash, but originally from Gay Naffine’s sales in July 2014 and November 2010. Red ticking skirt This is an adaptation of my asymmetrical wrap … Continue reading

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Repurposed Italian cherubs and a stripy grey top

This very cute fabric was purchased in Italy and made into a dress. I wore it a lot, and it faded. The fading bit was okay, but it also grew, width wise. The curse of stretch woven cottons perhaps? Now … Continue reading

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