4 September, 2012
mommytoava favorited the pattern High-Waisted Panties 01/2012
mommytoava favorited the pattern Bustier Top 5/2011
mommytoava favorited the pattern Long Skirt with Wide Pockets 5/2011
29 March, 2011
mommytoava commented on the article Comment to Win a Brother Project Runway Limited Edition Innov-ís 40 Sewing Machine
I would love to sew my children some classic clothing pieces using vintage patterns from my small collection. I adore 40s-50s style dresses for my daughter and 50s-60s style boy suits and rompers …
15 March, 2011
mommytoava commented on the article Mother of Pearl Buttons: A Uniquely American Triumph
The carded examples above are simply stunning! Pearl is such a beautiful, yet mysterious form. When I was a child, I would scavenge the eastern shoreline for shells, spotting them by their irides…
1 March, 2011
mommytoava commented on the article Which Fashion Era Are You?
I adore the luxurious glamour of the 30’s (silk, chiffon, and furs). My body on the other hand is more suited to the 40’s hourglass silhouette after having had children. I first fell in love with…
22 December, 2009
mommytoava commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
Everything I experience in life feeds the virtual inspiration board in my head…a fabulous retro print at a thrift store, vintage linens at an antique shop, color and texture found in nature, a cl…
2 December, 2009
mommytoava commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a SINGER® CONFIDENCE™ 7467 Sewing Machine
I have had my Kenmore for 6 years. It was about 3 months old when I found it in my mom’s linen closet, packed away and unused. She bought it to replace her 25+ year old Kenmore that my sister sto…
12 June, 2009
24 December, 2008
mommytoava commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
This sewing machine would be such a blessing. Maybe then I could finally return my mom’s machine to her. :) Thanks for an awesome giveaway! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!
5 December, 2008
mommytoava commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win an Etsy Gift Basket!
Yeahee! Free gifts to give as gifts! Thank you for the chance to win all of these mysterious goodies! Love to all xo
30 September, 2008
mommytoava commented on the project The Stinchcomb
Love the modern cut. My hubby will soon be donning a swanky, grey velvet version for his fall/winter tour. He will be the finest looking man that has ever walked on stage. Mm hmm!
12 March, 2008
mommytoava commented on the project Vest-a-Licous
Lovely sweater! It’s so feminine. It shows off some of my favorite features…shoulders, collar bone, neck. Is this a pattern you authored? If not, where can I find it?