You spin me right round…
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You spin me right round…

Surprisingly, this dress has been…

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Purple Lotus Skirt
Outfits

Purple Lotus Skirt

I am calling this one…

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Unseasonal Sewing
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Unseasonal Sewing

I thought this dress would…

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Happy Easter Dress
Outfits

Happy Easter Dress

And boy, what a happy…

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Stranger than hydrangeas
Outfits

Stranger than hydrangeas

The hydrangea is my favourite…

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Mutts and modifications
Outfits

Mutts and modifications

Is there ever a situation…

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Surprisingly, this dress has been a long time in the making. The concept, anyways. Ever since I created my first self-drafted swirl skirt all those years ago, it’s been on the cards to make an accompanying bodice one day. Of course, I choose another blue/white colour combo. Purple may be my favourite colour, but 80% of my fabric collection is a shade of blue, I swear. Anyways, here it is! Lovingly constructed out of both sides of a duvet cover, this dress was less of a serious attempt than it was just experimenting with the fit of my new sloper. I didn’t want to sew a boring 4-dart bodice again, and you can pretty much make anything out of a sloper, so why not something fun? I lined this dress in a white cotton lawn in a rather weird way considering there are no “side seams” (the lines twirl around…