Posts matching "butterick"

In the rain

June 2, 2016


I haven’t been writing here as regularly as I had hoped to do, and yet I have many projects I would like to show you. Unfortunately, ever since I came back from my trip it has barely stopped raining: no way to get enough daylight to take proper pictures. Last Sunday I thought it was getting better, but as I was walking out the door, camera in hand, the rain started pouring again. Whatever, my blow-dry was ruined already so I went anyway…
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Rockabilly Cherries

June 5, 2015


I don’t remember if I mentioned it already, but this year for me is definitely wedding season: I’ll be attenting seven different weddings between April and October! Besides partying with my friends (and discovering the incredible differences between french and american weddings), it gives me the opportunity to sew and wear the retro party dresses that I usually cannot wear. Last year, I attended two weddings, and wore a new dress for each, so I felt like continuing the tradition. However, with SEVEN dresses, I’m starting to think I might have been overly ambitious… For the first wedding I attended, back in April, I made an Elisalex dress with three-quarters sleevees, but I haven’t had a chance to photograph it yet and now it’s out of season so I’m afraid I’ll have to wait until Fall to post about it. The second one took place in southern France at the end of May, so I figured I would need a sleeveless dress and decided for the Butterick by Gertie 5882.

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Welcome to America

May 17, 2014


That’s it, after several months waiting and doing endless paperwork, I finally left Paris and moved to the United States. So since I now live in a place where the weather is wonderful and there are beautiful backgrounds for taking pictures, I can show you my new dress…

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Sew Dolly Clackett!

April 2, 2014


If you read sewing blogs, I’m pretty sure you know Roisin from Dolly Clackett, a lady of wonderful style, who loves funky shoes and fit and flare dresses in crazy patterned fabrics. She’s made everything already: polka dots, gingham and florals of course, but also mushrooms, boats, Eiffel towers, world maps, comics, cowgirls, and that’s only a small selection! She’s really inspiring, and with her huge smile and funny blog posts, reading her always put me in a good mood, so she’s truly one of my favorite bloggers out there.

So when Sarah from Rhinestones and Telephones launched a dress contest à la Dolly Clackett to celebrate Roisin’s upcoming wedding, I just had to jump in!

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Tea Dress

July 20, 2013

robe_tea_party_empiecementI feel so fancy in this dress! Join me for some tea?

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