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Another Lola (this one is even better!)

Yes, the day after I made the first Lola, I went ahead and made a second.  I had some "spare" fabric lying around and couldn't resist!The first version was a bit big at the waistline and middle back, so I altered the pattern to take in all of the princess seams above and below the… Continue reading Another Lola (this one is even better!)

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Chloe by Victory Patterns: fit adjustments

If you're visiting from Britex, welcome to Nicole at Home! There's a more in-depth post on the Britex blog today, highlighting some tips on working with napped fabric.  Here, I'll talk more about my fit adjustments for the Chloe dress by Victory Patterns.  While the final product fits well, I had some issues with the… Continue reading Chloe by Victory Patterns: fit adjustments