This weekend, my dance club had their annual ball, and the theme was animated characters. Of course, I had to go as a Disney princess, and decided on Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” since her colouring is most similar to mine! However, I’ve never been a fan of her iconic yellow ballgown, so I [...]


I recently finished this dress from a 1970′s pattern and some vintage fabric, after starting it MONTHS ago! I’m happy it’s finally done!! I even managed to get some photos of it on me! Here’s what you need to know:   Fabric: Some sort of slinky synthetic, from an op-shop in Canberra ($4.50) Pattern: Butterick 6730 from the [...]


I have recently started collecting Australian Home Journal magazines, which contain some great vintage patterns and inspiration! Today I posted the August, 1950 issue on my blog. Here are some of the images of fashions from the issue: I even had some fun imagining how the patterns from the cover might look if I made [...]