Thanks so much!
This is made from a vintage pattern, Simplicity 4565, and Alexander Henry’s “Merry Main Street” fabric. A perfect retro Christmas dress!
Thanks, Mary! That polka dot wool was a great find.
Thank you very much!
This is a classic Chanel-style suit in a black wool with white polkadots. I made the jacket from Vogue 8804, and the skirt from my sloper. I took a six-week tailoring class to learn the techniques …
Thank you! It’s quite fun to sew with upholstery fabric. It really took well to those pleats!
Thank you, Cris!
I made these shorts from the Wearing History 1940s overalls pattern. I just used the length recommended for a playsuit, went down a size from the overalls I had previously made, and then shortened …
Gollies, thank you so much!
This one was a surprise! This is my first time wearing a tulip-shaped skirt, and my first time sewing a garment out of upholstery-weight fabric. I love how it turned out!
See construction detai…
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.
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