I always enjoy collecting fabrics with quirky prints. Sometimes it’s flamingos, sometimes it’s terriers… So no wonder I bought 3mt of a fabric with thick lines made of piles of teacups the minute I saw it! But the urge to sew a 1940s inspired dress out of a fabric filled with unwashed dishes?… That was [...]


Oh how I adored this fabric when I first set my eyes on it! I couldn’t decide for months on which pattern would be better to use with my beloved flamingos. I finally decided to use another awesome vintage pattern reprint from Vogue – a v2961. The real awesomeness of this dress is that it [...]


I fell in love with this pattern on the latest issue of BurdaStyle, which they first published in May 1950! The original pattern has a halter neckline and a circle skirt. I edited the skirt a bit to get a more flattering shape for my body type Sewing is seriously getting more easier than shopping [...]


I finally finished my retro dress from Butterick patterns B6582. I’ll be honest with you. Although the illustrations on the pattern envelope of elegant feminine look of 60s do get you excited about buying this pattern, you don’t get that retro look when your project is finished. Or maybe, it’s just me lacking the elegancy Still, my love [...]