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Petite adjustment for the Siren Sundress by Decades of Style

The other day I posted about a lovely sundress I had sewn.  Like everything I make, I had to adjust for my lack of height, but in this case, where to shorten the bodice wasn't illustrated on the pattern, or even very obvious.  So, for the 0.1% of the sewing population that could use a… Continue reading Petite adjustment for the Siren Sundress by Decades of Style

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Vintage-inspired linen sundress

If you're arriving here from Britex, welcome! A couple of weeks ago, my family took a trip to Hawaii, which nicely coincided (with a slight extension of deadlines--thank you, Joie 🙂 with my latest Britex project.  A lovely linen sundress was the obvious choice; after all, doesn't everyone sew new garments before going on vacation?!The… Continue reading Vintage-inspired linen sundress

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Collar Confection blouse in dotted silk

For my last-of-the-year Britex blogger project, I chose the pattern first: the unusual and lovely design from Decades of Style, the Collar Confection blouse.  The blouse design is interesting and a bit more challenging than a basic top, but still very doable!  The blouse style dictates a fabric with drape, but it also must be… Continue reading Collar Confection blouse in dotted silk