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Vogue 1548 Wrap Dress: The Reveal

Here it is - the bright blue wrap dress that I've had on my dream sewing list forever. Made from one of Mood Fabric's silk jerseys, this wrap dress has been a long time coming. I've wanted to make a wrap dress as long as I've been sewing, even though, as I said back in November,… Continue reading Vogue 1548 Wrap Dress: The Reveal


Keep Those Stitches Loose!

Thank you guys so much for your encouraging comments on my last post - I was so nervous about blind stitching the facing down on my wrap dress!  I powered through and got the dress finished in time to wear it to breakfast with the friend who very generously let me borrow her vintage Vogue 1548 pattern. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Keep Those Stitches Loose!


Book Learning

Today’s Book: Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire Shaeffer Today’s Lesson:  Blindstitch, p. 35 Today’s Project: That wrap dress I've been talking about for months. After finishing my husband's shirt, I immediately started working on a wrap dress. I bumped this particular dress to the top of my sewing list because I'm borrowing vintage Vogue 1548 (an original DVF pattern!) from a friend,… Continue reading Book Learning