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The Asymmetric Gather Dress - our latest style
15th November 2017

Last December I wrote about 'Making more with the Drawstring Dress Pattern'. I had been trying out an asymmetric drawstring at the neck. This journal piece received many favourable comments and I thought I should try to develop a style that took the idea further....