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Frocktails – Melbourne

Frocktails – a blend of frocks and cocktails. An annual event organised by some amazing seamsters in Melbourne. A chance to make a special occasion frock, then wear it to socialise with other seamsters. Frocktails has been running for a … Continue reading

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Graduation post 1 – the blouse

I submitted a research masters at the end of 2016. It dominated my existence in 2015 and 2016. A research masters meant I did a thesis not coursework, 35 000 words later and I am relieved beyond belief that it … Continue reading

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Vogue 1446 – finished!

I finished the pleating and side seams. Time for a quick fit session. Umm – still too long in the body. Another 5cm came out, lifting the hem to just above her knee. I added the lining and another try … Continue reading

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Vogue 1446 – the next stage

I decided that a toile was a good idea. I used an old quilt cover as it draped similarly to the broderie anglaise the elder had chosen. The elder is petite, smaller than the smallest size in pattern. I had … Continue reading

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Vogue 1446 – getting started

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I made this dress in 2016, the elder lass was in her second last year of school – year 11. A school formal was arranged and she needed a dress. I saw Vogue 1446 in a catalogue, so did the … Continue reading

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