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My new dress – from a pattern made from scratch

My new dress – from a pattern made from scratch

In my last post I mentioned I was knitting a dress and that I’d finished the wool…I had to wait for about a month or so before the shopkeeper I was waiting on told me there was no way she could get me the wool, so I just up and went to the main wool shop here in Malta (John Gregory Ltd, Msida) and immediately found what I needed. I set to work almost instantly afterwards and finished the dress.

The story of this dress starts around November/December 2014 when my parents and I were visiting some shops. I saw these knitted dresses and I thought: “Hey, I could make one of these…a better one which will fit me perfectly!” So as soon as I was home, I set to work, with mum’s help, to create a pattern.

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Posted by on February 25, 2015 in Finished projects

 

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When you’re working on something and you finish your yarn! -.-

Hello everybody,

Hope you are all well and that you had a great holiday period and that you started the new year with positive things! I’m not happy to say that I started my year stranded at the party place by the taxi we’d booked, but that’s another story!

Back to this post though 🙂 I had gone to a clothes shop last year and saw a particular dress which immediately flipped a switch inside my brain saying: “I could make that! And a better one at that!” So, I took a couple of sneaky photos of this dress to keep the image fresh in my mind and set off on the adventure of creating my first ever pattern – this was both easy and difficult (I will tell you why in a different blog post).

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Posted by on January 16, 2015 in General

 

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