I finished my dress!

Well … actually my sister’s dress – part of my “Sister’s Sewing Project”.  It’s a border print and I’ve fallen in love with it.  Border print fabric is not easy to find!   My sister wanted this dress – she took this photo from the TV!  It was her inspiration.   And she found a…Read More

I’m back!

Last weekend started out as a busy weekend and turned into a challenging week, but let me show you what I did! I am still working on my sister’s dress – part of my “Sister’s Sewing Project”.  She would like this dress, in this 100% cotton border print and I am using this pattern, Butterick…Read More

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

The orange extravaganza!

A good friend and co-worker asked me to make a dress for her daughter’s year-end “graduation” from grade 8.  I have had experience working with her and her daughter before, making her a flower girl dress for a wedding.  I knew that there would be lots of alterations ahead for this tall girl.  But I…Read More