In remnants of red gauzy linen, cream checked cotton and a uneven oblong of flowery vintage something. The pattern I used was the ‘1930s’ Blouse’ from the book that tied-in with second series of the Great British Sewing Bee – ‘The Great British Sewing Bee: Sew Your Own Wardrobe’. Don’t have the book? Here is… Continue reading 1930s’ Blouse – Great British Sewing Bee
The last of the OWOP hacks. This dress is YET ANOTHER survivor from OWOP 01 and aptly demonstrates that when I re-started this sewing malarkey I had much less quality control. Exhibit ‘A’ m’lud: In my defence this was more or less my first attempt at a zip of this length (22″?) Not terrible enough for you? … Continue reading Nautical but Nice?
Despite being a HUGE Liberty geek I don’t know the name of this print… so… this is Vogue 1739 in something blue. This frock is yet another survivor from OWOP 01, there are so many of them! I sure don’t know how to throw my hand-mades away. I blame the tana lawn it washes… Continue reading Take a bow, bow.
Vogue 1739 in a Cath Kidston print for OWOP Day Two. Currently sporting a sweetheart neckline and a side zip, both of which are deviations from the true pattern. Ha! This is a deviant dress, that amuses me muchly! The same as yesterday, this is another survivor from OWOP 01 and another dress that is… Continue reading Sweetheart Hack
Good morrow dear readers, are you OWOPping? I am and I have (foolishly?) chosen to re-visit the pattern and indeed the very garments that I wore for the inaugural OWOP. What pattern could hold such sway I hear you say? Well it’s this: Vogue 1739 (1996). The bleached out looking dress on the right which is,… Continue reading Up, up, OWOP and away!