Emilys Vintage Visions

Hi All! I’ve finished another sewing project! This one is a mid 1940s day dress. I knew the pattern would be a touch large for me, but I went ahead and made it up anyway without making any alterations. And guess what? Yup, it was a little too big! Well, actually it’s quiet wearable but [...]


I realized the other day that it’s been ages since my last post here. So I thought I would share my final vintage sewing project of 2013. A 1940s evening dress in mustard yellow crepe with sequin trim! I used Simplicity 1469. I’ve wanted to make a 40s dress with a peplum for a long [...]


Hello all, A very quick post today to show you a very quick project. Here is my 1920s dress that I wore to the Roaring 20s Lawn Party at Castle Hill, in Ipswich, Mass. My dress was quickly thrown together in the days leading up to the event. I actually finished sewing the belt and [...]


Hello everyone, Just created a quick post today to share a project I finished a little while ago.  Two of my best friends were married recently and I was honored to be the bride’s maid of honor. The bride wore a tea length retro style gown so I decided to mimic her dress. All the [...]


Hello everyone! This is my first post on WeSewRetro and I’m exciting to be here. I wanted to make something special for myself for my birthday this year. I recently added some vintage sewing patterns to my stash so I thought I would use one of them. I had a tough time desiding on just [...]