Ready for Valentine’s Day: Jiffy Simplicity 1609

I can’t believe I have a dress to wear for Valentine’s day! I can’t believe I’m actually going out for dinner on Valentine’s day! Better late than never 😉 Non ci posso credere…ho un vestito per San Valentino! E andro’ anche a cena per festeggiare! Meglio tardi che mai 😉 But I can’t lie to you…this dress was never planned to be a Valentine’s day … Continue reading Ready for Valentine’s Day: Jiffy Simplicity 1609

Polka dot Chambray Belladone Dress Deer & Doe

September has been quite mild this year….have been enjoying loads of unexpected sun…so I feel slightly less late showing you this summer Deer & Doe Belladone! This time I even remembered to lengthen the waistline. So it’s not as short waisted as the Belladone I made last year . For the record it’s a full inch (2.5 cm). I also reduced the hemline to make … Continue reading Polka dot Chambray Belladone Dress Deer & Doe

A dress from the movies: El Tiempo Entre Costuras – The Seamstress – Simplicity New Look 6000

A while ago while watching the movie El Tiempo entre Costuras – The Seamstress I got obsessed with one of the fabulous dresses. A short while later I bought some double knit to make it. Qualche tempo fa mentre guardavo il film tratto dal libro La Notte ha cambiato rumore (El tiempo entre Costuras in spagnolo) mi sono fissata con uno dei fantastici abiti della … Continue reading A dress from the movies: El Tiempo Entre Costuras – The Seamstress – Simplicity New Look 6000

Style Arc Kate Dress without Tucks

I couldn’t agree more with Style Arc’s description of KATE DRESS: Fabulous versatile wrap dress – easy to wear, great for any occasion. This is my 5th version! Non potrei essere piu’ d’accordo con la descrizione di Style Arc del Cartamodello del vestito Kate: un fantastico e versatile abito a portafoglio – facile da indossare e adatto a tutte le occasioni. Questa e’ la mia … Continue reading Style Arc Kate Dress without Tucks

1609 Jiffy 1960’s Simplicity – Ready for a White Christmas!

I love the 60s… So this 1609 Jiffy 1960’s Simplicity pattern has been on my wish list forever.  The pattern is quite similar to one of my favorite Burda patterns . The Jiffy pattern has an additional bust dart, center front seam, less flare at the skirt and a crew neckline. One thing that the two patterns have in common is the huge ease! I … Continue reading 1609 Jiffy 1960’s Simplicity – Ready for a White Christmas!