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  • Inspiration

    Pattern of the Month: The Lily Dress

    …like the one this dress features would be lovely applied to a Lily. 3) Make your Lily out od a playful floral like this vintage dress. 4) Sew a more…

  • Inspiration

    The classic shift dress

    …via calivintage} {images: Stella McCartney striped shift, Tibi Variegated striped dress, Max Mara beige shift from Saks, vertically striped dress from Oasis, striped pocket dress from topshop} If I’ve whet…

  • News

    Introducing Hazel

    Meet Hazel. This is a seriously fun pattern with a whole lot of possibilities. The inspiration partly came from one of my favorite vintage pieces, a floral summer dress from…

  • Tutorials

    Tutorial: Make a Dress into a Skirt

    I’m going to show you how to make a waist facing using the Pastille dress from the Colette Sewing Handbook. This is such a pretty dress with those perfect pleats….

  • Finished Projects

    Make a Summery Sorbetto Dress

    …the facing and dress. Finish these seams with your preferred seam finish. 10) Hem to finish. I absolutely adore my electric Sorbetto dress. I I will be sporty this number…

  • Inspiration

    Choosing the right fabric: Hazel

    Hazel is such a light and airy dress. Perfect for spring and summer! I love the gathered skirt and especially pockets. Every girl should have pockets in her dress. Hazel

  • Inspiration

    Tips for using beautiful eyelet borders

    I learned a few things while making my embroidered Hazel dress last week, mostly through experimentation. I like problem-solving projects like this one. There was a fair bit of head…

  • Finished Projects

    What We Made: Volume 7

    …few yards with the idea of it being a flowy dress. I’ve made the Sway dress before and knew it would really highlight this print. How do you plan to…

  • Tutorials

    Transforming a dress with elastic shirring

    This pretty little sundress started out life as a baggy, shapeless 80s suburban housewife dress, but with the help of some scissors and elastic thread, I gave it a facelift….

  • Inspiration

    Pattern of the Month: Cinnamon is 20% off

    dress is just so lovely 6. Love the lace triangle back on this Tamara Mellon dress 7. The same dress has some interesting lace insets and slits 8. This Zara…

  • Finished Projects

    A Wren Dress + a Bonus Sleeve

    …and hemming knits. How do you plan to wear it? Wren is a darling pattern and dress, but for my lifestyle it isn’t an everyday kind of dress. I see…

  • Fabric

    Choosing Fabric for Penny

    Last week, we shared five ideas for creating a classic and modern Penny dress. We looked at how a simple fabric choice can completely change the look of a dress….

  • Finished Projects

    Palette Challenge: Electric blue Hazel

    …this rule: I get to feel like I sewed this Hazel dress in just about 2 hours! Of course, I cut it all out the day before, but let’s not…

  • Finished Projects

    Laurel Contest: The winners!

    …center.” Category three: Self-designed Fabric Grand prize: SewSewcial’s tattoo-themed dress An amazing dress by Caroline! She writes: “I’ve been really inspired by sewing themed tattoos as of late and I’m…

  • Inspiration

    Alfred Shaheen

    …They have impeccable construction and shapes that seriously flatter. {dress from Posh Girl Vintage} {dress from Erstwhile Vintage} {dress from VindemialVintage} {dress from VindemialVintage} {dress from listitcafe} Later dresses featured…