I recently sewed this incredibly easy fitted skirt from a 1956 Vogue pattern I’ve had in my stash for over a year. The pattern is actually one single piece of cloth shaped by darts and folds. There is a second piece of facing at the waist, as well. One of the best things about it [...]


I recently found this McCall’s pattern for a jumpsuit from 1976 at a local charity shop. It has several wonderful features. Foremost, I like the simplicity of it coupled with the gathered detail at the shoulder/sleeve area. The other feature I really like is the channel at the back for a tie (which you can [...]


I’ve been a long-time reader of all the posts on this blog, and I love looking at the amazing work people produce. I’ve also been sewing vintage clothing for the past couple of years. I’m pretty eclectic about it — anything from the 40s to the 80s can catch my eye if it looks like [...]