Tant Monokrom

Have not commented or posted for a while but I’m keeping an eye on what is posted and must say that I feel very inspired by the work shown here. Anyway, thought I´d share my latest vintage style sewing with you. I made a version of the sultry sheath dress from Gerties new book for [...]


This is not a new project but I’m planning on making a new one for decoration so I’m trying to recall what I learned from the last one. I bought this Edwardian dummy pattern at Atelier Sylphe Corsets. The pattern is very precise and comes together without tweaking. For me, the instructions were enough but [...]


I rarely use my 70s dresses but still love the style. The pattern for this dress is from Burda Moden July 1976 and the fabric is a soft polyester with machine embroidery and glued on metal dots bought by my mom in Abu Dhabi. I used the pattern as a base and draped the top [...]


Hi all, this is my first post here. During the spring I have wished for a pair of Freddies of Pinewood jeans but haven’t dared to buy them. Been afraid that the high waist and old fashioned shape would not fit me. So what to do? Decided to try sewing a pair 50s jeans. Found [...]