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Sewing Pattern Reviews — Deer and Doe

Sewing Pattern Review: Deer & Doe Datura Blouse - The Day I Nearly Made a Boob (Mouth)

Aug 21 2019 0 Comments Tags: Datura Blouse, Deer and Doe, Sewing Pattern Review

On a recent trip to New York, I was lucky enough to pop in to see Jennifer at Workroom Social in Brooklyn and stocked up on their AMAZING rayons! I didn't want to rush straight in to working with them, I wanted to wait until I'd decided on just the right projects, so for this delicious coral coloured rayon scattered with mouths, I chose to sew the Deer and Doe Datura Blouse. Now, I am obsessed with mouths. I don't know why, but if there's a fabric with a mouth on it, I'm there! I don't buy many ready-to-wear garments...

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Sewing Pattern Review: Deer and Doe Bleuet Dress

Nov 13 2017 2 Comments Tags: Atelier Brunette, Bleuet Dress, Bye Bye Birdie, Deer and Doe, Sewing Pattern Review

There's a tale behind me making this dress up; I was after something that I could wear for, ahem, "socialising" in on an afternoon in Leeds city centre.  Everything in my wardrobe was too dressy and I really didn't fancy going out to buy anything, so I had a look through our patterns and thought this one would fit the bill. As I wanted it to be smart/casual and it was for Autumn, I wanted a fabric that had some flow to it, but still had a little bit of structure with it being a tailored shirt dress, and wasn't...

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