Category Archives: JAFA

Block print round gown progress

The second dress I made last year was a block print dress using the Sense and Sensibility draw-string dress pattern. I followed the pattern as written pretty much, although I did lengthen the back a little and add a waistband. … Continue reading

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Lauren’s plans for JAFA 2016

JAFA this year is coming up very quickly… There’s now only 3 months left, and there’s quite a number of things to do already. My plans at this stage are as follows: For SO: Day wear outfit Shirt (almost done) … Continue reading

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Hello from Lauren

Hi there! Lauren here, As Bron said, I’ve definitely got some big plans for JAFA this year. My wonderful SO will be coming to a couple of events, so he of course will need an outfit (or two). I’ve never … Continue reading

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JAFA 2016 Planning

Very little sewing occurred in the last few months of 2015. A difficult book and a book deadline, and about two months spent in Canberra with my mother’s illness and death definitely pushed sewing well down the priority list. But … Continue reading

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Blue wrap dress redo

I actually did this back in March,┬ábut things were frantic before the Jane Austen Festival, and illness and other distractions have meant I haven’t caught up with blogging! I made the dress last year, for the workshop Beverley Eikli and … Continue reading

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