Victorian Blouse

Victorian Blouse by Pattern Scissors Cloth

If you look back on my Instagram feed, you’ll find a sneak peek of this blouse in progress way back in June 2017. Well it’s changed a bit since then! The blouse was never finished because I always felt something was not-quite-right, and after deliberating on it for a year (good things take time!) the problem […]

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The Ruby Slip #8 – Finishing!

Today is the final instalment of the Ruby Slip Sewalong!  If you still need to download the free pattern or catch up on previous sewalong posts, check out the Sewalong tab above for all the links. By now you will have assembled the bias skirt and the lace bodice, so it is time to sew […]

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The Ruby Slip #7 – Lace Bodice Variations

If you are sewing the Ruby Slip and would like to use a narrower lace on the bodice – here’s how!  I’ll show you how to adapt the bodice pattern pieces, and also how to convert the princess seam into gathers under the bust – like this one that I whipped up in honey coloured […]

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The Ruby Slip #6 – Sewing the Lace Bodice

In #6 of the Ruby Slip Sew-along we are going to sew the lace bodice – isn’t it pretty?! Let’s start at the centre front.  Lay the R and L Centre Front Bodice face up, then lap the R side over the L, matching the CF dot at the neckline, and the CF notch at […]

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The Ruby Slip #1 – Materials

If you’re planning on doing the Ruby Slip Sew-Along you’ll be itching to know more about the materials you need – so let’s talk fabrics!  (And if you haven’t downloaded your free pattern yet, here are the links!) Bodice fabric: For the bodice you will need some lace or embroidered net with a pretty scalloped […]

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