One Pattern · One Week · OWOP · powder blue · Sewing · Vogue 1739

From twin bed to twin needle

Good morning, and it’s another clear-blue-skyed belter of a Spring morn here.  In honour of which I present the powder blue Vogue 1739. This was my first version which is why I might now describe this dress as a wearable muslin.  There is a fair amount of material flapping about at the neckline which is… Continue reading From twin bed to twin needle

Audrey · One Pattern · One Week · OWOP · Sewing · Vogue 1739

Back in black

Have to confess to a little mid-week OWOP ennui. *Adopt conspiratorial whisper*  “Shall we just slip into a little pair of cotton trousers?  It’s so beautifully, joyously SPRING outside.” “No, you can’t.  You promised yourself that you would follow through with OWOP.” ” But the only dress that’s truly appropriate for work is Audrey and Audrey’s… Continue reading Back in black

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