OWOP day 2. This is the one where: I thought that I would experiment with a v-neck and no closure. It’s mostly been successful. I think that in taking out the seam at the back I have lost some shaping which I hadn’t really considered until casually leafing through Couture Sewing Techniques . Hmm, well I… Continue reading Buds, buttons, bows and buckles
Aiming for the Givenchy LBD look is perhaps a tad ambitious on the first day of OWOP. And no, I didn’t wear the tiara and gloves to work. Chronologically this was my 4th Vogue 1739. It stands out in my mind because it is neutral enough to wear at the Enquiry Desk and it boasts… Continue reading If only I looked like…
I’ve very nearly finished version number 5 of the dress from 90’s Vogue pattern 1739. Here’s a sneaky peak of a new neckline:
I dabble a little in sewing, knitting and crochet. Now, bear with me here, it’s not entirely unrelated to cpd23 – all three crafts have vibrant online communities (see?!). There’s Ravelry for knitting and crochet, Etsy for window shopping and blogs for inspiration. I have been skulking around the edges of these communities for ages… Continue reading And now for something completely different.