Gertie’s Pencil Skirt – FINISHED

Yippee! I am happy to be able to show off one of the products of my sewing holiday! For about a week all I had to do was slipstitch the hem but I kept putting it off until I was going to have a night in front of the TV… didn’t happen on my holiday, so last night I managed to JUST finish the hand stitching in my dinner break at work. Of course, I wore the skirt to work the very next day!

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Elisalex dress – FINISHED

dress side view pose

First, let me say what a great pattern this is. I really enjoyed making it and I set myself a few new skills to master in the process, including some couture techniques and some fit problems that needed conquering.

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