Category: "Skirts (and pants)"

Steampunk Holiday, part 7 - skirt completed

by brae  

As I mentioned in the previous post on the Steampunk Holiday ensemble, I finished the skirt about a week ago.  It was a very simple pattern - front, back, lower flounce and a waistband.   It's made from Vogue 7698.  I made no alterations except omitting… more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 2

by brae  

Slight change of plans. I had plenty of cream textured satin to cut out the bustier for the Steampunk Holiday ensemble, but I did not have enough of the pintuck copper taffeta. It was a remnant bought long ago, but you can still find it online in subtle variations. I decided to go to the local Joann fabrics to see if they still carry it. I found brown, red and cream. All lovely but not what I was after. more »

Steampunk Holiday, part 1

by brae  

Every year, the company I work for throws a wonderful party for employees at a beautiful location.  Since I don't have much occasion for formalwear besides, I always like making something interesting and special for the event.  Last year, I made a cockt… more »

Boden USA inspired autumn outfit

by brae  

I haven't written here in so long mainly because minis took over my creative time again.  There just aren't enough hours in the day to pursue all my creative outlets.  :\ But, with the end of summer approaching, I feel the urge to sew again.  And, all… more »

Seeking out of print Vogue 7880 8-12 skirt pattern

by brae  

Does anyone have a Vogue 7880 skirt pattern size 8-12 they are willing to part with?  I just realized that the pattern I've had in storage all these years (and want to sew now that I've found the right fabric for it) is the size 14-18.  :[ I'd be willi… more »

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