Tag Archives: Vogue

What not to do on Valentine’s Day, and Vogue 8921 to the rescue

I love Joy the Baker’s blog. She suggested a recipe that couples could cook together on Valentine’s Day. I thought yes, brilliant idea! Who wouldn’t want to prepare shrimp etouffee risotto (spicy Cajun stew with prawns and risotto) together and … Continue reading

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My new favourite dress: Lynn Mizono V1410

I am very late to V1410 party, but I am very very happy to have finally got there! This is an awesome pattern and so much fun to wear. I made two versions in quick succession in January and have … Continue reading

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Wedding guest dress: Vogue 9021

This pattern made in this fabric has been in my virtual wardrobe for some time. I made a trial version of the pattern back in May 2015. Then moved on to other things. As you do. Finally I had the … Continue reading

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The rest of the synthetic ensemble

Thank you for the lovely comments on the vest blog post. The other parts of the ensemble are the fabulous Rachel Comey skirt Vogue 1247. Rachel, we love that you drafted such cool pockets for this skirt. It was lengthened … Continue reading

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Best sewing day ever

I had the best sewing day ever with my dear friend M of Nonsuch Two sewing machines and the overlocker. Sewing themed T shirt. Champagne. Delicious leftovers from the previous efforts of He who Cooks… Bliss! We were selfless sewers … Continue reading

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Update on another WIP: the landscape dress

Remember me talking about this gorgeous fabric? You were most helpful in deciding which pattern to use and I even made a muslin. Then I got cold feet. Ruth of CoreCouture‘s pattern whispering of Vogue 9021 might have contributed to … Continue reading

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Jungle January Swap Dress

Dark chocolate and white stripes. My favourite type of Zebra. Lightweight linen. My favourite summer fabric. Loose fitting dress pattern. Another summer favourite. Piping and a metal zip in the right colours. I love my notions stash! A fabric swap … Continue reading

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