Thursday, May 16, 2013

White Summer (The Yardbirds)

Its been getting much much colder here in Sydney lately, but I've just added this spring top to my Burdastyle studio

A lovely White cotton gaberdine shell top with cross-back straps and detachable bow



I know it might not be 60s in anyway, but I thought id share it with you because... well, I made it!

To get us back to our scheduled programming here is the first thing I ever posted on Burdastyle. A navy linen shift dress...




Check out my bob haircut! I miss it sometimes

This was back in the day where I didn't know what facings were and thought I had to do teeny tiny hems along the neck and arm holes! Even though I've been sewing since I was a child, this was my first dress, from a pattern and without my mum present to help me. 

How far I've come!

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5 comments:

  1. Love the blouse! What pattern did you use?

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    1. I have a kind of default pattern for shift dresses - which I used for the front, then the back and straps were all done by measuring myself and then applying it to the fabric - which all could be done more easily with a Dressmakers mannequin, but I don't have one...

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  2. Love that gorgeous top! The bow is so cute.

    PS: I'm hosting an Antipodes giveaway and hope you will enter: http://www.underlockandkeyblog.com/2013/05/antipodes-apostle-skin-brightening-and.html

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