the top is a vintage pattern from the 1940’s. I played around with a contemporary pattern for the shorts.
Now that the cool weather is coming around I can wear this “sweatshirt” comfortably. Though I have to say that the faux leather does not really keep you warm. I used McCall’s 6614 for this one.
This is a dress I made to attend my very first Bar Mitzvah. I used McCall’s 6320 and made a few changes. The main ones being that I added a lining, more pleating to the skirt, and filled it with tu…
I used Butterick 5682 and 5562 for this outfit. Instead of using elastic in the shoulder I pleated it. The waistline of the pants hit a little high for my taste so I have since removed about an inc…
I live right near a beach and often see the college girls wearing their suits with t’s on to go s…
Thank you! Maybe I’ll wear it more than once next summer. I’m sure it will still fit.
yeah-that’s snow. I made this in February thinking it might help me get out to the beach more. No…
Love this! Did you paint the skulls on as well?
Bathing Suit made from a McCall’s vintage pattern (8285) from 1966. The pattern was too big and the bust too pointy so I changed the shape to suit my frame better. I also gathered the front at the …
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