23 December, 2012
lauramae added the project called Dots and Dashes
Hollyburn Skirt: [From the website – Especially for beginners, this is the perfect flared skirt! A wardrobe essential, the Hollyburn Skirt has just the right amount of flare. It sits right at the…
13 December, 2012
lauramae commented on the article Comment to Win "Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun"
Clear quilting rulers – I have all different shapes and sizes, and they are never far from whatev…
29 November, 2012
lauramae added the project called Pink Flamingos
Butterick 5747: Misses’/Misses’ Petite Dress and Belt: Dress A, B have collar, detachable dickey, fitted bodice, waistband, pleated skirt and belt. B: Semi-fitted skirt, back hemline vent and t…
12 November, 2012
lauramae added the project called Cabbage Rose
Butterick 5281: MISSES’ DRESS AND BELT: Semi-fitted, lined, below mid-knee length dresses A, B have waistline seam, left shoulder yoke, right shoulder pleats, back bodice with darts, slightly flare…
11 November, 2012
lauramae added the project called Goodbye to Summer Sundresses
Vogue 2561: Misses’ Top, Belt & Dress. Close-fitting top has collar, slits, contrast binding and belt. Dress, below mid-calf, has close-fitting, lined bodice with pleated upper section extending…
4 November, 2012
lauramae added the project called Marian the Librarian
Vogue 8555: MISSES’ DRESS: Dresses A, B, C, D, E, F have lined bodice, front pleats, front gathers, back darts, self-faced midriff, back zipper and skirt variation. A, B, C: lined, slim skirt in t…
28 September, 2012
lauramae added the project called A rose by any other name . . .
McCall Printed Pattern no. 8358, Misses’ Blouse with contrasting yoke, button front, and sleeve options.
This was a recent purchase on etsy. I manage to go years without succumbing to the lur…
4 September, 2012
lauramae added the project called Charleston!
Vogue 2535: Dress & Slip. Dress, above ankle, has capelet, close-fitting, dropped waist bodice, piping, yokes, flared skirt with shaped hemline and side snap closing. A: long sleeves with bindi…
22 August, 2012
lauramae added the project called All Wrapped Up
Vogue 8827: Misses’ Dress and Belt. Very loose-fitting, wrap dress has front extending into collar with draped front variations, self-lined yoke back, inside ties and belt.
This a very basic…
12 August, 2012
lauramae added the project called Raspberry Lemonade
Beignet Skirt: High waisted straight skirt provides a very flattering shape with paneled styling: not too loose or too tight around the hips, with a very fitted waist. Buttons up the front, has si…
30 July, 2012
lauramae added the project called Daisy Chain
Hollywood 1647: One-Piece Frock. Princess fitting front with one-piece panel and side fronts joined in a built-up waistline. In back, the skirt joins the blouse at waistline. Flat shaped collar…
18 February, 2012
Vintage Pattern Lending Library # 7725. This patterns features a close fitting dress, with stand up collar. Sleeves may be made in long, 3/4 length, or short options. Skirt features a deep yoke …
16 February, 2012
Vogue 2610, Original 1947 Design: Misses’ Dress: Close-fitting dress, mid-calf or evening-length, has yokes, shoulder pads, dropped-waist bodice extending into looped/draped front, stay, A-line …
29 January, 2012
lauramae added the project called Stripes, Chevrons, and Crinolines, oh my!
Vogue 1172, Original 1957 Design: MISSES’/MISSES’ PETITE DRESS AND BELT: Below mid-calf length, sleeveless dresses A, B have close-fitting V-neck bodice with princess seams and extended shoulders,…
25 January, 2012
lauramae added the project called Out for a Stroll
Vogue 2444, Original 1947 Design: Misses’ Coat & Skirt. Very loose-fitting, slightly flared below-hip, lined coat has collar, slightly extended shoulders, shoulder pads, shaped front bands, pocke…
19 January, 2012
lauramae commented on the article Comment to Win "Fabric-by-Fabric One Yard Wonders!"
The full-skirted wool coat I made recently took loads of fabric between the wool, the underlining…
31 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
Skirts, blouses, and, of course, lots of dresses!
30 December, 2011
lauramae favorited the project 12/2011 V-neck blouse
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 - Win a Prize Pack from Westcott!
You can always use a few extra pair a scissors – they love to play hide and seek just when you ne…
lauramae favorited the project 12/2011 Long sleeve maxi dress
29 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 - Win The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! 5 Winners!
I am planning on making up quite a few separates. However, I may end up being seduced by all of …
27 December, 2011
lauramae favorited the project 1947 Dress
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
I am lucky to have a second bedroom that is entirely devoted to sewing. And it’s a good thing to…
lauramae added the project called 1944 Was a Good Year for Suits
Vogue 2885, Original 1944 Design: MISSES’ JACKET AND SKIRT: Loose-fitting, lined jacket has front yoke, collar, long sleeves, front button closure, shoulder pads, shaped hemline and back pleat. Sl…
23 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 23 - Win a Spoonflower $100 Credit!
There are too many options! As far as fabric choice, I think that the cotton silk is just yummy!
22 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 - Win a Tailoring Supply Kit from A Fashionable Stitch!
Hair canvas! And quality buttons are always difficult to find.
20 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 - Win $100 Gift Certificate from BritexFabrics.com!
Without a doubt, dresses! I cannot get enough! But I really should start making more separates …
19 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 18 - Win a Focus Iron from Rowenta! [U.S. Only]
An iron is an essential sewing tool, and it would be fabulous to have a brand new one for all tho…
17 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 17 - Win a Gift Bag from Blumenthal Lansing!
Rutherford B. Hayes.