Tag: <span>Colette Patterns</span>

Lovely Laurel-Vintage Prom Dress Refashion

One of the first dresses I ever made was this lovely Laurel back in 2013.  I have a few of my mothers vintage hand sewn dresses that have hung in my closet since she gave them to me when I was a teenager. I really hate to have things just sit unworn though. I decided once my sewing improved I’d refashion some of these dresses to make them wearable. My mother made …

Holly Hawthorn Dress

This dress combines the best parts of two of my favorite patterns!  The bodice of the Holly Jumpsuit and the skirt from the Hawthorn dress.  Luck was with me as the patterns matched exactly at the waist-though in different sizes.  My easiest pattern hack yet!   Pattern + Fabric Info: Holly Jumpsuit, By Hand London     Size 10 US/14UK Hawthorn Dress, Colette Patterns     Size 8 Hemp Linen  *Organic Cottons Plus ~this fabric …

Sewing Double- My Colette Hawthorn Peplum Top

Here’s my second take on Colette’s Hawthorn pattern, this time as a sleeveless peplum top!  You can see my first version here :)  April’s Challenge for The Monthly Stitch was to sew a second version of a pattern we’ve already made. I made my first version before I started blogging, and love it, so thought I’d give it another go. I wasn’t sure how I’d like the peplum so I went with some fabric in …

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