Category «Sewing»

Oh dear. I’m small but I’m fat. Huh?

So,  I’ve been making more dresses.  Vogue 8789 to be exact, and I’m slowly adjusting the pattern to fit my short, older body. Well, according to this pattern I should wear an 18 on top and a 22 on bottom. And yet, as of my latest dress, I have made the top a 14 and …

The Dress.

The Dress, is a beautiful vintage lace confection.  The picture of the dress was recently shared on Facebook by The Vintage Style. I have decided that I need to create this dress. The plan is to make three versions. The first will be made with embroidered and beaded ecru netting. The second will be from lace …