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Luck of the Irish

This is one of those…

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V-Necks for Valentine’s

Pow! It’s late, but here…

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Autumn Flowers

It’s me again! I made…

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Oh So Blue

We can all feel a…

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When life gives you lemons..

It’s as good (bad?) time…

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Loving you and this dress

Happy Valentine’s Day! I know…

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I love using coordinating prints. When I saw this fabric on AliExpress, I knew I had to make some sort of colourblocked dress from it. But what?? Strangely enough, colour blocking does not feature as heavily as one would expect in vintage outfits. So I sat on this fabric for years and years until I was watching a rather fabulous show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and I saw this beauty! Isn’t this dress just stunning? Of course it is made from some sort of silky fabric that I would ordinarily have no access too and it is more of a traditional colour block with solids instead of prints but I knew this was the direction I wanted to go with for my dress, so off to draft a pattern. Now it’s not an identical replica, obviously. I didn’t have buckle cover kits at the time so I sacrificed a cheap belt for…