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from my favorite japanese pattern book

left off most of the ribbon trim to keep it from looking too fussy

I know Stylish Dress Book is hugely popular and has even now been published in English, but this book is even better I think

the linen (it feels amazing), thread and ribbon are from Tessuti in Flinders Lane (staff there are so lovely and helpful; they also sell online)

all my attempts at photos today are not great, sorry!


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hope this week ahead goes really well for you

love from Barbara x