Tag Archives: Vogue

Not Kibbe trousers – Style Arc Teddy

Style Arc are based in my home town – Melbourne. They’re a terrific bunch of women who also design awesome clothing and draft superbly. I really liked the look of these trousers – fitted yoke waist, pockets, tapered but loose … Continue reading

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Kibbe sewing 3 – more wedding trousers

So the Craftsy/McCalls trousers were a dud. The problem was the fabric, it bagged out terribly the minute I put it on. And it was super hot. Not what I need in the overheated work environments I am in. Therefore … Continue reading

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Smart casual

Yeah – we all know what that means – right? An invite to a special occasion that was important and significant, but not formal. Casual clothes but not shoddy clothes. The occasion was spread over two days and therefore required … Continue reading

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Collared shirt – buttoned up

My collar was constructed in this post. But a collar alone is not a shirt. The rest of the shirt was put together along standard lines. In the previous post I’d used the burrito method for attaching the yoke, and … Continue reading

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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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