Friday, 9 September 2011
Sew Weekly: Back to School
Here's my 'Back to School' dress for the Sew Weekly Mad for Plaid theme last week! (Do you know that I still read 'plaid' as rhyming with 'LAID'? It's totally not in my vocab, however gingham and checks are) BAD SEAMSTRESS.
The pattern is from the New Stylish Dress book, which is a Japanese book but all in English (and like Lisa's link there) it was my first ever attempt at using a Japanese pattern book! As you know, I stick mostly with vintage patterns that I've collected from op shops, but this lovely book was a birthday present from my brother and sister in law! What a great gift! I would never think to buy a pattern book myself, and this one is just to die for. There are 26 patterns, labelled A to Z and so many darling dresses!
Of course, I've used a second hand tablecloth and I love the colours! Husbie and I went down to Yarraville (do you recognise this side of the station Nikkishell?) for these photos, and he did a 'heavy' colour grade on them! He's a great photographer these days hey??????
Catch you over the weekend xoxo
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