This is fantastic! Gosh, what a flattering cut.
Thanks so much!
Thank you, Ellen!
This is an Emery Dress I modified to have buttons at the shoulders. In blue gingham, it’s perfect for the 75th anniversary of Wizard the Oz! See more, plus a tutorial of how I modified the pattern…
Thanks! It is super comfortable!
Thanks, Mary! I love a pop of red!
A lovely knit dress with a basic bodice, short sleeves, and a gathered skirt. The fabric comes from Hart’s in Santa Cruz, CA. This is such a great simple dress and so comfortable to wear!
Oo, how fun! I have a cabinet where I store them like books side-by-side if they are in good cond…
I sewed these pants for a dear friend who also happens to be Miss Pennsylvania Plus America 2014. She’s wearing them as her “elegant pantwear” look in the nationals competition over the Fourth of J…
Yes! We get lots of those in Texas!
Thank you! I had such fun with it.
This is a classic striped shirtwaist dress from a pattern I drafted myself. I wanted to play with the stripes a bit, so I did horizontal on the bodice, vertical on the sleeves and skirt, and then a…
Thanks, Mary! The peplum is giving me a reason to wear jeans again, so I’m really enjoying this top!
Thank you! I was so glad I remembered I had them!
I drafted this pattern to take advantage of 2 design features I"m really enjoying lately – scoop backs and peplums. I’m actually wearing jeans because of it! The fabric is a quilting-weight cotton …
It’s so great to learn a bit more about you, Ellen! The projects shown here are all lovely!
Thank you, Deanna! It’s super comfortable with the shirring in the back, too. It makes me feel li…
Thank you so much, Mary!!
These are so cute! I might have to sew some for my nephew.
This pattern is from Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing and features shirring at the back, which makes it super comfortable to wear. The fabric is a bumblebee-printed rayon. It was so tricky to se…
Thank you, Mary! I love Melody’s version, too. Nice to see how you could adapt the pattern for wi…
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