Clothes make the woman.

A bevy of recent project updates.

I finished the bolero, and man, am I loving it.
As usual finished images are on NVL.

Took some photos of my recent DuBarry encounter. They are my favorite patterns.

Got around to taking pictures of one of the dresses in my r line. This pattern is so super cute. Im working on making all the patterns in my repro line. This one just happens to be a great summer frock.

*whew*
Maybe now I can sleep.

2 comments:

  1. The dart pocket on the bolero is amazing. Little details like that are what I love about vintage patterns. The dress is really cute, especially with the matching belt.

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  2. Love the bolero and the dress. Whatever will you sew up next?

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