It’s been a while since I posted here! Home life seems have to taken over, but I have been working on a range of patterns that I will be releasing very soon as PDF patterns. Being a ‘one woman band’ so to speak, it is a long process to create a pattern and turn it into… Continue reading Wrap Skirt part two!
My mission…to recreate 1950s swimsuit/beach suit! Research is key here and I’ve been ploughing through lots of images from books, magazines, patterns and of course the Internet! I know I do not want to put a zip in like a lot of swimsuits has back then and also want to try to avoid stretch fabrics.… Continue reading Vintage Swimsuits
Sorry it’s been a while since I have posted…so bad!! Well I’d like to share with you a dress I created/designed for my-self, having in mind to make and sell. The dresses are made from a beautiful crepe with elastane in it, so giving a lovely weight and handle and of course a great fit!… Continue reading Christmas and New Years Dresses
Can the dress I made for myself compete with these red dresses worn at the oscars??! I’d like to think so! I absolutely love red, I think it is the most flattering colour that anyone can wear… Here is my dress that I made for an event which I attended at the weekend… I made it from… Continue reading My Red Dress!
I’ve spent this weekend making some decorations for my tree, as I love homemade decorations! They were made from scraps and bits and bobs that I have laying about in my work room. And I thought that it would be nice to share with you how I made them and I’ve included a free template… Continue reading Vintage Christmas decorations
I just thought I’d share with you a wonderful Christmas outfit I made for a performer Dawn of Dawns Vintage Do I based it on 1950s styling, adding spiral boning at the bust to give that extra support! The dress was made in a lovely Christmas red cotton sateen fabric and the cape in a… Continue reading Christmas is here!
Sorry I have been absent for a while, it’s the Wedding Season so I have been busy in my workroom designing and making up orders! I thought I’d share with you some of the process I go through in making a bespoke dress. Firstly after a consultation, I design and take measurements of the… Continue reading The Making of Bridesmaids’ – Dresses Part1