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‘Pinstripes en Vogue Dress’ – Vogue V8789 View A

‘Pinstripes en Vogue Dress’ – Vogue V8789 View A

Better late then never, so they say. I am still ill and my insomnia is taking its toll but at last I squeeze in a Blogpost about my ‘Pinstripes en Vogue’ dress (V8789 View A) before I go back to my Blogpost Series Cape-tasia. When I first saw this pattern, I was delighted. Both Views are so versatile and elegant. Depending on my fabric choices they would make great day, afternoon, cocktail or evening dress. Hooray! Since I have more…

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Sewing Tips for Simplicity 8252

Sewing Tips for Simplicity 8252

When I first saw Simplicity 8252 I immediately fell in love with View B & C. I have made it several times now in different versions : day dress, sun dress, a durable wash dress to run errands, a cocktail dress, a bridesmaid dress and coming soon an evening version. In my opinion it would make a great wedding gown with additional train, veil and of course in a dreamy silk fabric. We all deserve our TNT patterns and this…

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The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern Review

The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern Review

Do you know Sense & Sensibility Patterns? Well I hope you do or you’ll miss out on some lovely sewing patterns. The first Pattern I ever bought was the e-Pattern called The 1909 “Beatrix” Skirt Pattern which I highly recommend for beginners. I made this Skirt in walking length last summer and wore it to a historical funfair in Kornelimünster, Germany.   Sewing Summary: Pattern: 1909 Beatrix Skirt Pattern Fabric: Linen light blue (3 meter) Underling Fabric: Cotton batiste mauve…

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