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.
16 December, 2011
lauramae added the project called Salt and Pepper Wool
Vogue 8211: Misses’ Coat: Close-fitting, lined, below mid-knee flared coat has sleeve and collar variations, shoulder pads, side pockets and snap closure.
This pattern has been sitting in th…
15 December, 2011
lauramae commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 14 - Win a $100 Gift Certificate from Indygo Junction!
I prefer hard copy patterns because there is no extra preparation. When I get a new pattern, I o…