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Truffle Dress Inspiration


So I’m still very slowly making my way through the Colette Patterns Sewing Handbook, and now I’m up to the Truffle Dress! As you can see from the official photos above, the dress has a front ruffle and is very


Colette Patterns Pastille dress


FINALLY finished this dress! If you’re new around here or not paying attention, I actually started this dress back in February and was having a really hard time fitting the muslin. I did manage to finish the muslin not long


Autumn/Winter Palette Challenge


I’m the kind of person who goes to the fabric store without much idea of what I want (or a backup plan if what I want isn’t there), so I’m loving the idea of the Colette Patterns Palette Challenges! The


Sewing the Pastille Dress muslin


Okay, so I still haven’t actually done the proper version of my Meringue Skirt yet, but I’m trying to keep up with this Colette Sewing Handbook sew-along which is now up to the next project: the Pastille Dress! I’ll have


Sewing the Meringue Skirt


After pretty much finishing it over a week ago, I finally got around to trying out my draft Meringue skirt from the Colette Sewing Handbook. This is the first and most simple pattern in the book, focusing on the basic


that Chisa & her blog

Heyo! I am Teresa Watts (oft known as Chisa), a graphic & web designer with a passion for all things creative. ChiGarden is my place to talk about my various projects, daily life and musings. There's a bit more info about me over here.

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