What would summer be without the Ogden cami?
This pattern is one of my most used – and once again it’s come out for a few quick summer makes.
Ogden cami for me
A quick make to take on holiday using up scraps from fabric used to make trousers for my daughter in law. I can never resist the challenge of using those scraps! There really was barely enough fabric left even for an ogden , so it has some piecing together of fabric on the front panel. ( I managed to pattern match to get a pin almost invisible join)
And the border pattern layout has created an interesting look ( which I love)
Two Ogden camis for my daughter in law. Both last minute makes for the beach after she saw mine!
Again both were made with scraps ( no time to acquire fabric 2 days before a holiday). I only have photos of one – the other was made from left over fabric from her Zadie maxi dress. ( see previous blog post)
Lastly I wanted a beach dress – something I could wear to walk to and from the beach. I had already created a long straight Ogden from a sarong a few years ago, but decided this time to go for a short dress with a ruffle hem. Not only is this on trend at the moment, but the scraps I had weren’t long enough for a straight dress. This was fashioned by simply elongating the ogden cami and then cutting the ruffle to 1.5 times the length of the lengthened cami’s hem , gathering and attaching it
The hat I’m wearing was also me – made.
The photos were all taken on the beautiful Greek island of Lemnos where my son and daughter got married 2 years ago .