During a rather annoying computer malfunction, which prevented me from posting videos, I spent an hour in the garden taking random pictures. During editing, I noticed that I had enough images to create a rainbow effect. As a symbol of hope, the rainbow is very important to me, and I thought during these strange times, it may bring some hope to others, So here are the results, enjoy.
Well, it’s been an interesting week in London. I’ve been glued to the news 1 minute and distracting myself from the news with my sewing machine the next. I decided to keep calm and carry on sewing.
As a result, I have created the Daisy Meadow dress. As a person who rarely wears dresses (I’m more of a t-shirt and comfy trousers person), I’m so happy with this dress.
Pattern: Simplicity 2444 bodice, self designed skirt, with in-seam pockets
Fabric: Daisy Meadow by Michael Miller
Fabric Composition: 100% Cotton
Comments: This is my first green dress. From afar, I will probably look like a walking meadow, but I honestly don’t care, I’m so happy with my new frock. This dress was on the to-do list for months, using a pattern that I purchased years ago. I finally managed to make the famous Simplicity 2444 dress, and I’m pretty chuffed with it.
The dress came together very quickly, it was stitched up within an hour, however I had to order a green zip, hence the delay in completion. I didn’t have to make any adjustments to the bodice, but I did have to draft a new skirt as the fabric wasn’t wide enough.
I also didn’t bother with the arm hole facing pattern, as would like to use the left over fabric for something else. So I used some pre-made bias binding I had in my stash. Yes it’s not green, but the trend this year is to use a surprise lining, and facings are sort of like surprise linings, right?
Anyway, I aim to post some more pictures over the next few days, but over all I really like this pattern – expect to see more soon.
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I was wondering if you clever people could help me locate a rather difficult to find item. I need some large appliqué daisies for one of my projects. I have searched the internet for nearly a week and lo and beyond came up a cropper!
The appliqué daisies I’m looking for are similar to those found on the dress in the picture below …
I’m trying to locate the large appliqué daisies – so if you know where I can source them, please comment below and you will get a great big thank you from me.