Altered Skirt

Altered Skirt

DB’s gran bought a skirt for the upcoming wedding, but it was ballooning around the hips, nervously I proclaimed that I could alter it for her… It actually went relatively smoothly… here are the steps: Ignore the lining for small alterations, alter...
Purple Bag

Purple Bag

I whipped this bag up the morning DB came home. I couldn’t sleep and was fretting over accessories. No WIP pictures, but the above pattern is what worked. I’ve been wearing the bag ever since! Kim DeblingKim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer and...
Wavy Edge Dress

Wavy Edge Dress

For the wavy edge dress I took the basic block, made a copy on some more horrible dirty-pink cotton and modified it slightly. I brought the shoulders in a bit and made the neckline more open. I pinned it to my fabric and took an extra wide seam allowance – I...
Dressmaking Basic Block

Dressmaking Basic Block

Today I finally got around to crafting using my newly acquired stash 🙂 I found a tutorial on how to construct a basic bodice block on BurdaStyle.com I’ve been thinking of how to create my wavy edge dress and whether or not to just ‘go for it’ or...