rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

Tag deer and doe

deer and doe myosotis dress

hey everyone, after the heavy topics of my last blog post, i’m here with something that could be as equally miserable haha. this is the dress i made to wear to my grandad’s funeral.  so yup, could be pretty miserable.  even though that’s the first time i wore it, i knew it would be an every day dress for me, so fear not, it’s not just a post about a

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finished! deer and doe – datura blouse

hello!   here is my datura blouse, in the best fabric everrrrr.     for my birthday i had a voucher for guthrie and ghani.  i knew i wanted some liberty fabric but hadn’t really had time to go over and have a proper mooch around.  then lauren posted a picture of the new season liberty stuff, and i spied KEVIN.  yep, that is genuinely the name of this fabric!

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reglisse dress and a walking foot

well this dress has been a couple of weeks in the making…     i planned to finish it across a saturday and sunday, but then i got shall we say, rather inebriated two weekends in a row and just didn’t have any sewing energy left in me on the sundays!       i bought the fabric for this while i was in london a couple of weeks ago.

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sureau dress – deer and doe

  i’m super excited about writing this – i have loved making this dress!   i first saw the sureau dress on google AGES ago, and bought the pattern maybe two months ago.  i bought the fabric to make it with at the sewing for pleasure show at the NEC in birmingham in march, and since i finished those stupid blankets, i had the time this weekend to get some good sewing

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