This is my B5813 hack with wide v-neckline, button-up closure and lace trim details. On my second use of this pattern I also made changes to the fit.
Sun is shining and it feels like spring, today. So finally there was enough light for me to take pictures of my winter makes. The first item that I will post is Retro Butterick pattern B5813. This pattern was amazing! I made the version C with the large flared skirt and a belt. According to my measurements, I would be size 12 but after checking the actual size of the garment (which was thankfully written on the pattern sheet) I made size 10 which fitted me perfectly. My fabric was lightweight viscose with tiny red and white flowers on dark blue background. Unfortunately the pattern of the dress required some really…
History bounding means wearing history-inspired garments as part of your everyday outfits. Thrift store treasures can be easily combined with garments you have sewn yourself.
Here is the list of my most successful projects from the year 2019. There is quite a lot of variation from historical costumes to e-textiles!
The dressforms that you can never replicate our unique bodies, so why not make your own at home? My little ebook "Your Unique Dressform" shows you how,
Here is how the wool dress I designed from the scratch ended up looking!