Audrey · bows and buckles · Buds · buttons · Liberty red Carline · Liberty trees of blue · One Pattern · One Week · OWOP · powder blue · Sewing · Vogue 1739

Oh wow! That was OWOP

There were ups – the beautiful blue skies, the warmth, the Spring flowers, the optimism that I would succeed.  There were downs – would I ever take a decent photo of the dresses without a handy helper?  What is going on with my hair and why am I pulling that ridiculous face?  There was also… Continue reading Oh wow! That was OWOP

bows and buckles · Buds · buttons · One Pattern · One Week · OWOP · Sewing · Vogue 1739

Buds, buttons, bows and buckles

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