Sew Weekly Reunion: The “Asymmetrical Geometric” Dress

Asymmetrical Geometric dress

  My new make is an asymmetrical dress from a 1945 vintage McCall sewing pattern using a geometric print chiffon fabric and some black crepe back satin remnant. Full blog post and more project photos on The Sew Weekly Reunion.  … Continue reading

Lace Giveaway Winners

Hello all

Sorry, I’m so late in announcing the winners. All I can say for now is it has been a very productive sewing month!

Thank you SO much for all your menswear sewing pattern suggestions. I’ve decided to sew the Jedediah pants and Newcastle Cardigan, both from Thread Theory!

Newcastle

jedediah

Without further ado, the winners for the giveaway are Ali M from Alimakes and Amy from Sew Well!! Ali wins the ivory lace and Amy, the stretch lace with floral and black tartan print. Congratulations ladies! Please email your mailing addresses to adeylim@gmail.com and I’ll post your packages out asap.

Sage Lace, Minty Pleats and a Giveaway!

I have not been sewing separates for sometime and I can’t even recall the last time I sewed in pastel colors. This outfit happened purely out of my intrigue with different fabrics, specifically lace, silk organza and pre-pleated. I’ve sewn … Continue reading

The “Cute” Scallop Yoke and Floral Laurels

The “Cute” Scallop Yoke Laurel Dress: A 60s André Courrèges knock off My lil princess has never really commented on the clothes I sew for myself. Well, not until last week when she saw the Scallop Yoke Laurel hanging in my … Continue reading

Too Late for Valentines’ Green Lace Dress

green lace dress sleeves

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It was love at first sight when I saw this simple lace dress on the September 2012 cover of burdastyle. The original fabric, which I adore, costs OMG 85 Euros per meter excluding shipping from Europe.  Despite searching high and low, I simply … Continue reading