Pippi pinafore

This pinafore dress is by Jennifer Lauren and I've been wanting to make it for AGES. I recently read Norfolk Daphne's blog article about hers and I thought it looked so great that I bought exactly the same fabric! 1. The fabric: I used a Robert Kaufman cotton flannel which, as mentioned, is the same … Continue reading Pippi pinafore

Slip dress

This project involved three new challenges for me: sewing slippery fabric, sewing lace, and sewing on the bias. I haven't tackled any of them perfectly, but I have a finished garment, huzzah! The fabric: I bought this silky red fabric on a whim from Croft Mill. I'm slightly conflicted about it because it's a polyester, … Continue reading Slip dress