Tag Archives: Dress

Finally finished

After making this dress from this book, I needed to make another one for my 3 yr old. I originally made one for her using another fabric which she chose, but I forgot to add seam allowances when cutting out the skirt frills and that skirt ended up too short! Which is why I don’t read more »

The play dress

After the flurry of activities for Chinese New Year, it was back to the grind of school and after school activities. I’ve had time to sew but I just realized I have not updated my blog for a month! Our days are so busy that it was so hard to find time to take photos read more »

The dress that got stuck in my head

This is a true story of an obsession with a dress. A picture of a dress I saw at Shelley’s house while browsing through her Japanese sewing books, I couldn’t remember where and when but the picture of the dress was stuck in my head. I didn’t even know which book or where to begin read more »

Josie Dress in Turquoise

Here is my installment of our turquoise challenge. It really took me a long time to overcome the fear of cutting fabric! But Estelle told me that she really loves the dresses I make her as they are “made with a special fabric called love”. And that really got me going. (That and the fact read more »

Etsy Inspirations

I was “window shopping” on Etsy for vintage fabrics and stumbled upon this listing. I know it’s not a dress or fabric but I love the pattern! Here is the other one But I’m afraid it will look too much like home dec fabric. Will the dress turn out like a curtain or wallpaper? But read more »