Swinging Sixties
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Swinging Sixties

Oh my word, do I…

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Spooky Scary Spiderwebs
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Spooky Scary Spiderwebs

One day I’ll run out…

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Bunches of flowers
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Bunches of flowers

Greetings from the inside of…

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Dreamy dress
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Dreamy dress

Part two of my “build…

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Solstice skirt
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Solstice skirt

Wintery prints are always great…

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Pretty Perpendicular
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Pretty Perpendicular

What can I say about…

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What can I say about this dress? It was another one of those “easy win” type projects that sort of spiralled out of control at the finishing line. Ever true to my blog’s name, I copied the concept from a true vintage dress sold by Dear Golden way back in the day: I was going to do ricrac, I honestly was, but this dress happened to have cream stripes and I only happened to have bright white ricrac. Ostensibly, it’s a cardinal sin to mismatch your trim even a little bit to your fabric, so I couldn’t go down that path, and tea dying polyester is a risk at the best of times. I will eventually redo this dress (I mean, I have the pattern for it now) though perhaps not in upholstery fabric. I had some cream piping laying around, so off I went! I even deconstructed the piping…

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