Showing posts from August, 2016

Lucky Cat Dress

Hello friends, As promised in my previous post , here is my second holiday dress. I wore it during our visit to N Seoul Tower, South Korea , pictures below taken in the park around the tower. I am sure you aren't surprised with the pattern I used, BurdaStyle Jamie Shift Dress  size 34. Well, this dress is my sixth version so far :) For the fabric, I used 1.5 yards of polycotton fabric in lucky cat printed that I bought in Hongkong last year. I don't know why I only bought 1.5 yards, if usually I use 2 yards for a dress. Anyway, with very careful calculation I made it :) I used bias tape instead of usual facings and cut the stripes of same fabric for hem allowance. This dress I made exactly like the original pattern, without back darts as I always added in my previous dresses. The process was fast, I finished it in five hours :) The process started with sewing the front darts and followed by all the usual manner that I don't need to explain here because you all

Lace Curtain Dress

Hello everyone, I made two new dresses before my holiday, but today I will only show you the first one. The second dress will be in the next post. We visited Seoul - South Korea and enjoyed the place very much, good foods, great shopping for skincare ( I do love their masks and serums) and I was so surprised that we found fabric and yarn markets during our visit to the area of Dongdaemun market. Well, the fabric market is huge with so many collection of Korean cotton, I bought five kinds and I think is more than enough to make nine garments. Also, I bought eight skeins yarns for my future sweater :) All the souvenir was posted in my Instagram :) Okay, enough said about the fabric market. Let's talk about my new dress :) The dress was made out of lace curtain fabric in green colour that I bought in the local market many months ago. I also made tank dress to wear underneath, used knit cotton in dark green. For the pattern, I used Burdastyle Embellished Tunic dress 11/2013  size