8 panel skirt in blue shwe shwe
Wax cotton blouse, from Simplicity 2892.
Finally, Simplicity 2591.
Hey, that's me. Someone pinned me before I did....
Skirt; made from vintage Butterick 3509 (1960s), using shwe shwe from Cape Town, South Africa.
New Girl style dress in red knit mystery fabric, sewn using Simplicity 2444.
Tunic, made using Simplicity 5828 (1970s) and a batik cotton sarong.
Toddler dress, self drafted and made from an old pillowcase.
Beaded collar, inspired by Xhosa collars; made with glass seed beeds couch stitched to black linen.
Jingle dress inspired separates
Another Sewing Scientist: Unworn pillowcase dress
Child's dashiki; self drafted based on a smaller thrift store one; made from wax print cotton purchased in Cape Town, South Africa
Self drafted skirt; made from Venda tribal cotton purchased in Cape Town, South Africa.
Dress made from vintage Vogue pattern 7743 (1980s), using polyester print from an estate sale (1972).
Shift dress, made using pattern McCall's 9172 (1990s) and cranberry linen.
Tie front blouse, made from pattern Burda 10/2010 and printed cotton voile.
Rachel's Nest: DIY bench cushion