Planning Spring sewing since it looks like Winter is over!
Thanks! It was a quick, satisfying sew :)
Thanks! Me too :)
I’ve long wanted a pair of 1940s jeans. So last year I set about doing research to get a feel for how it is they really would have looked. I consulted many online photographs of women from the time…
From August 2009 issue of Burda World of Fashion Magazine, this blouse is pattern # 117. I made it with a delicate pink chiffon. It came together very quickly despite my doing French seams and roll…
It really was a great find. Thanks for the compliment!
Thanks, it goes with a surprising amount of items in my closet!
Thanks, me too!
Thank you. It got a lot of wear!
So I was out thrifting with my good friend and I came upon this dress. It was a horrid 80s monstrosity, but! The fabric it was made out of was pure heaven; Black and while polka dotted 100% silk. A…
As soon as I saw this bird fabric I knew I had to BUY IT ALL. How could I not? It matches my tattoos! So I bought it and then it languished. That is, until I got Hollywood Pattern 855 and I knew it…
Two things. I knew I wanted a shirt dress and I knew I wanted it to be turquoise. I’m really happy with this dress. It got a LOT of wear this Summer.
Made from vintage pattern Advance 9443. I w…
No I don’t. I’m rather embarassed by the back because I couldn’t find a perfectly matching zipper…
Thanks! The minute I saw the fabric I knew it must be mine!
Yes, I did knit the shawl. The pattern is called “Photosynthesis” so I thought, what better shawl…
Thanks, it’s definitely one of my favorite things that I’ve made.
Thank you very much!
Thank you! I’m finally figuring out what colors are flattering on me and which are not. I think t…
Vogue 8615, fitted using Gertie’s great videos. I made view B. Fitted boatneck collar which dips to a “V” back. Full circle skirt complete with POCKETS! Made with a lovely length of chartreuse trop…
Fun Summer dress in Rose cotton voile print from Anna Sui. Vogue 9668 is a modern pattern with vintage style. I made view A which has a cute sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, short sleeves and fu…
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