Tag Archives: The Staple Dress

The Staple Dress #3 : Dotted Chambray meets Liberty of London

Okay, so would it suffice to say that I’m obsessed with the Staple Dress pattern by April Rhodes? I mean, I’ve made four now, and today’s post is showcasing my third. The dotted chambray is from Robert Kaufman’s stellar new line, Chambray Union. I want a bolt of this stuff! This time I included pockets,…

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Vintage Vogue and new fabrics

Yesterday I began cutting out the pattern and fabric for my (Emilee’s) new Vintage Vogue dress. I finished up the muslin top today, and now I just need to check the fit on Emilee. I’m loving the pattern. Its very well written and easy to understand, though not all of the methods used are especially…

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I love days like this

Its day’s like this that I wish would last forever! The beginning of last week started out slow. I knew I was dedicating the week to doing something with Alison Glass‘ debut line, Lucky Penny. And since I am entirely unwilling to waste fabric under any circumstance, I ruminated on what I would do with those…

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The Staple Dress #1 : Field Study Rayon

I couldn’t hold out anymore. The more I saw the Staple Dress on my IG feed, I knew I was going to have to give this pattern a try. I’m so glad I did because I love it!!!! The Staple Dress is an incredibly versatile (and very well-written) pattern by April Rhodes. Because I’m really unsure of…

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