Anne Adams 4692 x3

by mideva on February 1, 2013 · 2 comments

in Vintage Sewing

Here I have three version of Anne Adams 4692. The red and plain blue are both made with a stretch fabric and just slip on,the red a lightweight,plainweave mystery mix,and plain blue is a corduroy.the blue cotton print has a side zipper and two belts,i’m wearing the selfsame fabric belt .still haven’t made any of the accessory’s that i bought the pattern for.


xmas tablecloth dress

by mideva on December 30, 2012 · 2 comments

in Vintage Sewing

I made this skirt out of half a 70″ round table cloth and a little reversible bolero to match from a vintage pattern.I wish I had added white piping to the bolero,but i didn’t,I hope to add a removable fake fur collar.


I started this sometime before Halloween last year,had the fabric for many more years.I had wanted to do something 50ish with it,this 1963 McCall 6759 was close.Wanting to emphasize the seams I added some glow in the dark rick-rack.Sorry about the dress form pic I don’t think it fit me.though I am curious about adjusting for a larger bust in this kind of seam.


 Using this super cute anne adams(date?) pattern I just got off Ebay and with the OWOP in mind I made up three version off this dress(one a shirt)and two reversible collar and a bolero.I made the first dress out of twill with a bit of stretch,didn’t put a zipper in this one its a pull-on(barely).The round collar needed help,to big and didn’t fasten so I added a hook and eye,I should add a little ribbon or something because it turns around and makes a cute little cape.I see myself making many of these collars with embroidery,beaded, ect.Different verzion of the dress,colors and style.Have a more pics on my bloghttp://ladymideva.blogspot.com/