Tag Archives: Frocktober

Giselle dress sewalong at The Monthly Stitch this week in Frocktober

While Perfect Pattern Parcel #6 is going on, another exciting event is in progress: this week of Frocktober is Giselle dress week at The Monthly Stitch. Look at Nikki‘s gorgeous jewel tone border print Giselle:

img_8210b

Best of all, Juliet, one of the lovely Monthly Stitch Read More…

Posted in Learn | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Giselle pattern sleeve hacks: a tutorial

The Giselle dress pattern is coming up soon for Frocktober at The Monthly Stitch. In honor of the occasion, I want to show you how to make it with short sleeves. This is a longish tutorial, with lots of information and diagrams – though it’s in three parts so I hope you won’t feel overwhelmed!
First, I’m going to show you how to make the two short-sleeve variations from Read More…

Posted in Learn, Sewing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Frocktober is here! Will you make a new frock (or three)?

‘Tis October 1 and Frocktober has begun at the Monthly Stitch! Frocktober is month-long celebration of dresses, those lovely garments that can exude femininity with such ease – and be as easy or complicated to make as you like. This time around, the lovely ladies at the Monthly Stitch have selected the Giselle dress pattern as one of the featured dresses.
To start things off, I thought I’d Read More…

Posted in News | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Get ready for Frocktober!

We’re back, after a whole summer away. It’s been a long summer, with good things and bad things, and I’m happy to report that so far, my nephew Aron is responding very well to treatment. The girls spent lots of time with him and their other cousins, swam in Balaton, went for long walks in the woods north of Balaton and the Buda hills, improved their Hungarian, and learned to misbehave in all sorts of new ways. I Read More…

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment