Tag Archives: Gertie’s Bombshell Dress

Gertie Bombshell – Up Close and Personal

Now, here are the details we all love – or the details that I love, at any rate. Am I alone in this? Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin. First up, the seams: This is where the base of … Continue reading

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The Gertie Bombshell Dress

What’s that, darling? Work? Sweetness, I don’t sully my hands. Mondays are the day I drink Margaritas. Sometimes Paulo comes round to rub my feet. Put the recycling out for the bin men? Ha, ha, how funny you are! No, … Continue reading

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Bodices – Bombshell and Victorian

The day started early for me, with a latte and a gently chirrupping radio, a boyfriend sleeping in bed and lots of handstitching with Gertie on the laptop. I’ve realised that early, early morning is actually my favourite sewing time … Continue reading

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Sewing Secrets A Deux

Well, it’s all been very busy here at Des Res Didyoumakethat, but there are some things I can’t share with you – secret sewing. No, don’t ask, because I can’t tell you. Don’t make me, don’t make me! All will … Continue reading

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Look, Mom, No Hands!

Great news, everyone! Now that I have my mirror in place, I have fabulous extra potential for embarrassing myself online. Here’s a photo of me with a bust cup toile piece from Gertie’s Bombshell Dress. Look, Mom, no hands! So … Continue reading

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