Sewing, Stashbusting

By George, I have finally finished my 1940s dress!

This 1940s Marian Martin dress has been gestating for a long time – at least 9 months since I acquired the pattern. The pattern is for a size 31″ bust, and I have to say that it’s been a goodly while since I was that size. So, I decided to have a go at grading, […]

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I’ve been doing a patternmaking course

Don’t panic, I’m not about to become the next new Indie designer – I really only wanted a body block and I am now completely immersed in the glories of dart manipulation. I’m doing the patternmaking course at Workspace with Sarah, who is not only an expert at patternmaking, but is also the most patient person in […]

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