Category Archives: Dresses

Saiph Tunic

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Flutter in Winter

Am I obsessed with this pattern or what?  This is the fourth time I’ve sewn Flutter,  three for me and one for a friend.  I love how you can finish this tunic or top in a day.  I also love … Continue reading

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Flutter x Illusions

When I’m uncertain about the Is and the Now, I leaf through Richard Bach’s novel, paying close attention to the “handbook.”  I don’t usually get answers, but it has this uncanny ability to calm me as if saying “You’re okay, … Continue reading

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Another shift dress

The last two weeks were unbearably hot here in the Czech Republic.  My husband and I were taking our walks at midnight because that was the only time the temperature went down to a merciful 28°C.  Those days we mostly … Continue reading

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Fabulously Floe

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I made a Laurel for my friend Floe as a gift on her birthday which she celebrated in Slovenia with us almost two months ago.  I only had one afternoon to finish it before our flight the next day. The … Continue reading

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Laurel and me

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Presenting my second Laurel!  This time I’ve sewn this shift dress in a blue polka dot fabric for a more classic look.  Though I found a way to adjust the bust part by extending the back darts up, the neckline … Continue reading

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Laurel by Colette

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I’ve always loved shift dresses.  They remind me of an era when women were elegantly dressed even when they just had to go for coffee across the street.  Think Audrey Hepburn or Jackie Onassis, two ladies who never seemed to … Continue reading

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Beginner’s project: Summer dress DIY

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Latky Mraz had a huge sale in their Vinohrady outlet  last month.  I bought two different cotton fabrics for two meters each and another two meters of jersey knit real cheap.  I wanted to try making a summer dress for … Continue reading

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