rachagainstthesewingmachine

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

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vintage shirt dress – take 2!

less than a week later on from making my first vintage shirt dress, i’ve got another one.  what can i say, once you find a pattern that you like and that fits you well, why shouldn’t you have more than one?! this time i used fabric from sew essential.  they have so many cute cottons that would be lovely for making this dress, they sell the pattern too! i’m ashamed

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sew over it vintage shirt dress

hey sewing fans! i hope everyone is having a lovely week so far and had a weekend full of sewing.  or at least something fun! i spent my weekend in a manic panic on saturday morning as we had our assessment to see if we are suitable to adopt kittens from the cats protection.  we frantically tidied, cleaned, dusted and polished the entire house for the visit, only for the

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sew over it 1940’s tea dress

hi everyone!  hope you’re all well. today i’m feeling quite pleased with myself and showing off a finished WIP from my birthday in 2014… yep an 18 month long unfinished garment! my parents bought me the pattern and fabric for my birthday wayyyy back then.  i chose the fabric from minerva crafts online i believe! at this point in time, i’d only been making clothes for 6 months and never

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