Dressmaking

User avatar
Wendyf
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 4881
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:26
Location: Lower Burnt Hill, looking out over Barlick

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Wendyf » 02 Jul 2016, 20:43

The dress & coat look amazing, but I would like to see a picture of you wearing them on the day!

User avatar
Stanley
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 42906
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:01
Location: Barnoldswick. Nearer to Heaven than Gloria.

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Stanley » 03 Jul 2016, 02:33

Matching bag as well......
Stanley Challenger Graham
Stanley's View
scg1936 at talktalk.net

"Beware of certitude" (Jimmy Reid)
The floggings will continue until morale improves!

User avatar
Sue
Senior Member
Posts: 2598
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 17:04
Location: Somewhere up norf!

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Sue » 03 Jul 2016, 06:37

Oh I am sure you will Wendy. Weddings are always photo happy
If you keep searching you will find it

User avatar
Stanley
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 42906
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:01
Location: Barnoldswick. Nearer to Heaven than Gloria.

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Stanley » 04 Jul 2016, 03:35

I had a nice example of that yesterday. One of the extended family in Oz posted a pic of herself wearing the dress she bought for Harry and Janet's wedding 24 years ago. It still fits perfectly and she is just as beautiful as she was then. I proved this by sending her a pic of herself on the day. That went down very well!
Stanley Challenger Graham
Stanley's View
scg1936 at talktalk.net

"Beware of certitude" (Jimmy Reid)
The floggings will continue until morale improves!

User avatar
Sue
Senior Member
Posts: 2598
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 17:04
Location: Somewhere up norf!

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Sue » 11 Nov 2017, 16:51

Two attempts and 18 months later, own pattern based on a 1940s style. Many thanks to my lovely sewing teacher Maxine for her help and encouragement in times of despair


Image
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
If you keep searching you will find it

User avatar
Wendyf
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 4881
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:26
Location: Lower Burnt Hill, looking out over Barlick

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Wendyf » 11 Nov 2017, 18:46

A work of art Sue.

User avatar
Sue
Senior Member
Posts: 2598
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 17:04
Location: Somewhere up norf!

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Sue » 11 Nov 2017, 19:05

Thank you Wendy, blood , sweat and a few tears went into it, but I have never been one to give up
If you keep searching you will find it

User avatar
Sue
Senior Member
Posts: 2598
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 17:04
Location: Somewhere up norf!

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Sue » 11 Nov 2017, 19:07

This was the original, that I sort of copiedImage
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
If you keep searching you will find it

User avatar
Stanley
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 42906
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:01
Location: Barnoldswick. Nearer to Heaven than Gloria.

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Stanley » 12 Nov 2017, 03:48

Very impressive Sue and worth all the effort! Love the colour.....
Stanley Challenger Graham
Stanley's View
scg1936 at talktalk.net

"Beware of certitude" (Jimmy Reid)
The floggings will continue until morale improves!

User avatar
Sue
Senior Member
Posts: 2598
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 17:04
Location: Somewhere up norf!

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Sue » 12 Nov 2017, 07:45

Thank you Stanley
If you keep searching you will find it

User avatar
Stanley
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 42906
Joined: 23 Jan 2012, 12:01
Location: Barnoldswick. Nearer to Heaven than Gloria.

Re: Dressmaking

Post by Stanley » 13 Nov 2017, 04:59

:biggrin2:
Stanley Challenger Graham
Stanley's View
scg1936 at talktalk.net

"Beware of certitude" (Jimmy Reid)
The floggings will continue until morale improves!

Post Reply

Return to “Sewing”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users