14 September, 2011
3 September, 2011
lauramae added the project Purple Passion Flower
Butterick 4512, Retro 1957: Misses’ dress, Belt and Cummerbund. Halter dress, below mid-knee, has lined bodice and circle skirt. A, B: belt. B: collar. C: neck band, bow and tie end, cummerbund….
30 August, 2011
lauramae added the project Something Blue!
Vogue 1209, Rachel Comey design: MISSES’ DRESS: Close-fitting, above mid-knee length, lined dress has front scoop and low back neckline, cap sleeves, front and back gathers underneath tabs, lower …
26 August, 2011
lauramae favorited the project The "A Day at the Races" Dress
lauramae favorited the project The Sew Weekly: Kasia Skirt
25 August, 2011
19 August, 2011
lauramae favorited the pattern Full Skirted Dress with Cutout Bustline 10/2010
lauramae favorited the project 1898 Ball Gown
lauramae favorited the project bridal flower
lauramae favorited the project Wedding Gown - Ivory silk and red lace corset and full ivory tulle skirt
18 August, 2011
lauramae added the project Creamy Rayon & Cotton Florals
BLOUSE – McCalls 6399: MISSES’ TOPS: Fitted, stitched pleats, optional invisible zipper, shoulder pads.
The instructions on this pattern are extensive. An entire two pages are used to descri…
16 August, 2011
lauramae favorited the project The Kate Jeans
lauramae favorited the project Peachy Pout Repurposed Sweater
lauramae favorited the project The 1935 Linen Dress
lauramae favorited the project 1930s Dinner Dress
lauramae favorited the project 50's style Sailor Dress
lauramae favorited the project polka dot swing
lauramae favorited the project mad for green dress
10 August, 2011
lauramae added the project Red, White, & Blue Geometrics
Vogue 1160 – DKNY, Vogue Patterns American Designer: MISSES’ DRESS AND SLIP: Dress, above mid-knee (front), mid-knee (back), has fitted bodice, front pleats, midriff, flared skirt with side front …
9 August, 2011
lauramae commented on the project Lavender & Mint
The skirt is a slightly flared rectangle that is gathered at the waist. It is basically a dirndl with just a touch of shaping.
6 August, 2011
lauramae added the project Lavender & Mint
Butterick 6175, Retro 1952: Misses’ Dress: Fitted, partially lined dress, mid-calf, has shoulder drape with stay and back zipper. Purchased petticoat and belt.
This pattern is rated easy, a…
22 July, 2011
lauramae commented on the project 1940s Floral Frock
Oops, did I say 1 yard – I meant under 2 yards (which is still a very lean amount for yardage, in my opinion!).
lauramae added the project Tangerine Floral Frock
Vogue 8645: MISSES’ DRESS AND SASH: Loose-fitting, pullover, lined dresses A, B have front and back v-neck, removable shoulder ties, side seam pockets and sash. A: slightly flared, mid-knee length…
21 July, 2011
lauramae added the project 1940s Floral Frock
Vogue 2636, Original 1940 Design: The lined dress, below-mid-knee, has close-fitting bodice, midriff, A-line skirt, side snap or zipper closing and above-elbow sleeves. The fitted, lined, above h…
16 July, 2011
lauramae added the project Pink Petals
Simplicity 2281: Cynthia Rowley Design, Misses dress in two lengths with sleeve variations.
The instructions are relatively easy to follow. However, there is no explanation regarding the con…
1 July, 2011
lauramae commented on the project Lilacs and Love Letters
I don’t wear vintage inspired pieces each and every day – it probably averages out to 3 or 4 times a week. I have an aversion to pants and most contemporary clothing!
lauramae added the project Lilacs and Love Letters
Simplicity 2491, 1958 original pattern: Jr. Misses’ and Misses’ One-Piece Dress: Simple to Make dress has short kimono sleeves; full skirt. V. 1 features V shaped front neckline; ribbon sash. V. …
25 June, 2011
lauramae added the project Pink Polka Dots
This dress was made quite a few years ago (the copyright on the envelope says 2001, so it was probably built in ’02 or ’03) before I discovered the world of online sewing websites and blogs. With …