Elle Buckle

Well that was an ordeal!  I won’t go into all of the details here but the Coles Notes version is that this entire dress was sewn on my 1915 Singer treadle machine.  Yep.  Treadle.  It was definitely a learning experience!  If you’re interested in reading about my little island of chaos, you can read about [...]


I decided to join in on the “Sew For Victory” Sewalong at Lucky Lucille.  I’m a little late to the game, but figured that not only would I do my best to finish the dress in time, but that I would make not one but two Forties dresses!  I may turn out to have bitten [...]


Hello everyone!  After a very, very long period of lurking around this blog and being continually amazed by the incredible creations all of you have posted, I decided to come out of the woodwork. This is my first make of 2013.  I started working on it in 2012 and ran into some problems with the [...]