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.
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
So, sometimes, it’s not until you wear a make that you realise how well its works – or not. Well, today, I was sitting down politely having my first set of reading glasses fitted (I know! That’s middle-age for you). Well, to be frank, I had to fight back the desire to bring up me… Continue reading Top notch
Having ‘finished’ this version of Vogue 1739 4 days ago, today was its first outing. *Smiles smugly*. However, on donning said item I viewed with heavy heart the lining peeking out from beneath the hem each time I bent forwards. No idea of the technical term but there’s also lining leakage in the shoulder seam/arm hole area.… Continue reading Liberty trees of blue
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: