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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