Hello, all! It’s been a few months since I’ve posted here; If you read my blog, you’ll know that I’ve been battling the most evil poison ivy known to man, and I haven’t been able to do much else! I’ve gotten it mostly under control now, so hopefully I will be able start posting more [...]
Here is my little one’s outfit for Easter (if he doesn’t outgrow it before then)! He had a store-bought sailor suit just like this one last year, and I loved it so much that I decided to make another one just like it for this year, using the old one as a pattern. It’s made [...]
Hello, everyone! Well, this is my first time posting on the new and improved site, and I am loving it! I made this dress for the Burns Supper that I hosted a few weeks ago. The plaid parts started out as a huge vest from Goodwill, and the equally large red sweater dress was an etsy [...]
Here is a dress that I finished some time ago. I had a terrible time getting a good picture of it; I don’t know if it was because of its dark color or if the conditions were just wrong every time, but I tried on four separate occasions, and these pictures were the best out [...]
Here is my latest (completed) project. It is made from some cheap cotton fabric from my stash ($1.00 per yard-thank you, Wal-Mart!) The fabric is beautiful, though; soft and thin, sort of gauzy, not at all stiff or cheap-feeling. It drapes and moves beautifully! On a side note: my husband took all of these pictures [...]
I made this dress using a vintage 1930s pattern; of course, I couldn’t resist putting my own spin on it! It’s constructed with burgundy crepe, and the floral accent fabric is satin. You can see the original pattern, along with more details and photos of the dress, on my blog! I made it specifically to [...]
I’ve been following for a while and have been amazed by all of your lovely creations! I love1930s fashion, and I make clothing and accessories exclusively from that period; mostly from vintage and reproduction patterns. Come on over and visit my blog, “This Old Life“!