Last weekend was a perfect practice for the next two. I finished three dresses (none of them for me!), had great fun swing dancing, and went on a mini road trip! Hamilton Gardens was the road trip destination; for the Katherine Mansfield Garden Party, after seeing the gardens I can't believe I had never been … Continue reading Two Deco Dresses for the Emma!
Bias Cut 1931 Dress (Part 2: Finished!)
To read about Part 1 click here (look at me learning how to do links! Not such a Luddite after all!) So.... its finished! The construction is not perfect, nor is it entirely accurate. But visually the fit and silhouette are spot on; for this dress that was the main goal as it is my … Continue reading Bias Cut 1931 Dress (Part 2: Finished!)
Bias cut 1931 Dress (Part 1)
Ooooh first post! This is a momentous occasion for me; starting a record of my sewing, travelling and dressing up has been in my mind for a long time. If I could have thought of a blog name earlier then this would have happened ages ago… Well here goes! A year ago I bought a … Continue reading Bias cut 1931 Dress (Part 1)