I made my daughter the Sedavi dress by Pauline Alice but turned this summer dress into a winter dress with long sleeves.
The last part of my Finnish Iron Age costume is the peplos dress. It took me 6 months to construct the whole thing. Now it comes together!
I sewed an Iron Age dress that a Finnish woman would have worn under her peplos and apron. This dress works also for the Medieval era.
Sometimes even a rushed project with all the ingredients for disaster succeeds and the result is a beautiful silk party dress.
I made an Edwardian evening gown in a day to join a turn-of-the-century manor house weekend.
I made the Saraste dress from the book Breaking the pattern for my mother from the lovely Atelier Brunette viscose.
This apron dress is one of the patterns that I loved from the first sight. Even though I nowadays don’t use modern patterns that much, I had to buy this pattern. Apron dresses are just so cute and this one has a beautiful shape and an interesting cut. This is also the first pattern from the Assembly line that I have ever made. The side seams are slanted so that the lower part of them shows on the right side. The shoulder straps criss-cross at the back and the centre back has a big pleat that closes either with buttons or snaps. My favourite thing about this dress are the…
I made my daughter a Karelian dress similar to my own. This also gave me a good chance to test my new ruffler.
I made Sewaholic Nicola dress out of pretty crepe fabric. I have had this pattern for ages but only now got this dress done.
I made my daughter the cute fox pinafore dress from Burda 8/2018 130. I used orange baby cord, applique and embroidery to create the foxy details.