14 October 2017

Sew many dresses....

After lots of planning and few patterns testing (here,here,here,here,here) from the book "Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time"-the winning combination for me is basic bodice pattern and dirndl or box-pleat skirt. So this summer I have made three dresses from the book.
First is blue floral poplin dress. Lovely, light, summer, comfortable dress.
Pattern: Basic bodice and gathered skirt
Fabric: cotton poplin
Second dress: 50’s vibe, white with abstract print
Pattern: Basic bodice and box-pleat skirt
Fabric: stretch cotton sateen
Who could resist the flamingos this year? I couldn't. Funny pink flamingo dress.
Pattern: Basic bodice with few random pleats made at the skirt.
 
Fabric: stretch cotton sateen
My ballerina shoes addiction

26 September 2017

Box-pleat midi skirt



This skirt I made back in spring and wore it a lot whole summer.
Fabric is thick enough so I hope it could be worn through the fall and winter with tights.

Pattern: self drafted

Fabric: Cotton brocade


Skirt: self drafted
Top: H&M
Belt: Sisley
Shoes: Mango

18 September 2017

Cold shoulder blouses

After "cold shoulder" dresses here are two cold shoulder blouses.
Pattern: BurdaStyle 4/2010 model 112A
Fabric:cotton poplin
Alterations: made just one ruffle and added lace ribbon.
Top: Burda Style  4/2010 model 112A
Pants: Zara
Shoes:H&M
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Fabric: cotton batiste
Top: Burda Style 4/2010 model 112A
Skirt: me made
Belt: Sisley
Shoes: Mango

14 September 2017

Cold shouldes dress

On the wings of the "cold shoulder trend" I continued sewing with the same pattern.One more dress.
Pattern: Burda Style 4/2010 model 112B
Fabric: shirt cotton
Alterations: made just one ruffle and added (me made) crochet lace.

Dress- pattern Burda Style 4/2010 model 112B
Shoes- H&M

12 September 2017

My summer sewing

Well, I'm sewing but not writing about it. Again.
The summer is over and most of my sewn garments are irrelevant for upcoming season. But I am still going to post some pictures, just to keep on track with my on line sewing journal.
First I done some refashion.
Do you remember my Shirred summer dress from 2009? I wore it a lot.
Now it is new dress, adapted to this season ultimate cold shoulder trend.
It was easy sewing. Most difficult part was to rip off smocked part. Fortunately the previous dress was wide enough, so it was possible to cut the ruffle part from the width of the dress.
And voila! New dress and trendy girl.
Gold lace is recycled from green skirt I also made in 2009.
Fabric: Cotton
Alterations: made just one ruffle
Dress- pattern Burda Style 4/2010 model 112B
Shoes:-Deichmann
Belt- H&M