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Pattern Giveaway for Kate Middleton Inspired Wedding Gown

Hello Ladies!  A few weeks ago I posted about the new Butterick Pattern(Butterick 5731/BP249) that looks very similar to the…Continue

Started Sep 24, 2011

How to Make a 1950s Crinoline for the Walkaway Dress
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Aug 14, 2011.

A 1950s Walkaway dress "Sew-Along"!
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Hello Ladies!    height=175border="0" />I'm having a sew-along on my blog for the Butterick 4790 walkaway dress!  It was originally…Continue

Tags: butterick, 4790, dress, walkaway, sew-along

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edelweiss Patterns Aug 11, 2011.

"Baroness Schraeder Dress" pattern giveaway on the Sense & Sensibility Facebook Page!
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Hello Ladies! Jennie Chancey of Sense & Sensibility Patterns just posted a giveaway of…Continue

Tags: giveaway, pattern, dress, vintage

Started this discussion. Last reply by charlotte powell- brooks Jul 8, 2011.

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A Modern Day Blouse Gone Romantic!

Well, if you have seen many of the garments I’ve sewn, you may realize that I never actually use a “modern-day” pattern – they are all either Edwardian costumes or 1930-50s dresses.  So at the beginning of 2012 I decided I was going to use a real, all-out, modern pattern that I could actually wear today.  No frills or furbelows, just a down-to-earth, pretty knit top.  Ha ha!  It seems I am completely incapable of sewing anything plain at all!

This blouse is about as…


Posted on March 16, 2012 at 9:58pm

I Made this Bridal Gown Overnight!

What does one do when their brother and his fiancee decide to move up their wedding to just two days later?  In my case I started sewing my bridesmaid dress just as fast as I could!

And then what does one do when the same couple find out that the wedding dress is not being brought from out of state - less…


Posted on February 28, 2012 at 1:22pm

The Release of "Maria's Gazebo Dress" Pattern!

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I thought you would like to see my latest sewing project!  I am excited to have finally finished the pattern for"Maria's Gazebo Dress",a 1930s style with floaty butterfly sleeves, honeycomb smocking, a gathered skirt and bodice, and fitted belt.  This pattern was inspired by the dress Maria wore for the song "Something Good" (in the "Sound of Music"), and has nearly…


Posted on September 21, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

A Pattern Inspired by Kate's Bridal Gown!

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If any of you are fans of the Royal Family, I'm sure you will love this new pattern that Butterick just released!  It is very similar to the Alexander McQueen dress, and they did a fantastic job making the model look like the Princess herself!  She wears a replica of the Cartier' halo tiara, the enormous blue sapphire engagement ring, and…


Posted on August 23, 2011 at 2:35pm

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