20 August 2014

Butterflies in Kiwi Sheath Dress

More animal prints.
Pattern: Burda 2/1996 mod.117 
Fabric: Quilting cotton - Kiwi Collection, Butterflies in Kiwi by Timeless Treasures
This is a lovely sheath dress, perfect for colorful printed fabrics.Definitely this pattern will be on my sewing table again.

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My ballerina shoes addiction:

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The bag I made for my Etsy shop:  

https://www.etsy.com/listing/180553310/butterfly-printed-canvas-large-bag?ref=listing-1 
https://www.etsy.com/listing/180553310/butterfly-printed-canvas-large-bag?ref=listing-1
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18 August 2014

Memories

U is for Understated Sheer
Pattern: self drafted, same used for dresses HERE and HERE 
Fabric: polyester organza for top and cotton batiste for lining
This polyester organza fabric has interesting story. My mom bought it in the United States when we were visiting her friend 32 years ago. Many times she was looking for perfect pattern for this fabric, but never found it. After she passed away I tried to find perfect purpose for this uncomfortable fabric. Polyester is so unpleasant to wear for me, but since it was my mom's selection I couldn't throw it away. Finally I realised, this top is the best choice. Lined with cotton it is not itchy and uncomfortable and evokes pleasant memories of our trip.
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16 August 2014

White Eyelet Lace Dress



I was planning to sew this dress since I saw it in Burda magazine three years ago. I even had perfect fabric for it-thirty years old cotton eyelet lace from my mother's stash.
Finally that day has come.
Pattern: Burda 2/2011 mod.104 
Fabric: cotton eyelet lace
Alterations: Added 5 cm to the bodice length, lined only bodice part.Added daisy ribbon around the waist.
I love this dress and definitely will sew it again, and again, and again..... :)
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Jewelry I made:
My ballerina shoes addiction:

   
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