Wild child Sophie

Hello everybody!! Here in northern France the spring is almost there. And also it is still very (too much!) cold, I had a sudden will to make me a “paradisiac island dress” ! I used a 1950s pattern from “New style” for the top, and a retro high waisted skirt pattern to make my perfect [...]


Hello everybody! Although I still want to sew summer clothes, I had to get ready for school! Here are my school and beach clothes!!     I made me a 1940s outfit from two patterns : Simplicity 3688 for the pair of trousers, and Advance 3047 for the blouse. I used black synthetic and fluid [...]


Hi everybody! Lately, I have been working on a piece that gave me a lot of stress : it was for a future witness at a wedding, and it was for the first time for somebody who wasn’t one of my relatives or friends! Not to say that I really had to do the best [...]


I did it! I made me a vintage style jacket! And not any jacket! A 1940s bad girl one! To be exact, it’s a windbreaker jacket. I used the McCall 6360 pattern, red sued and beige lining.                       I made a muslin first, and had [...]


Hello everybody! With the hot days of this summer, even here in northern France, lightweight blouses are quite welcome! Lately, I purchased one lot of vintage patterns, and one of these is this one, simplicity 2027. What’s great with it is that, according to the type of fabric you use, you can get really different [...]


Hello everybody! This is my first post on the website, I hope you will like it. Recently I had a sudden obsession with making me hats, especially since I read the Birdy Beret, 1948 French style by Jeanne.(I HAVE to make it too, as soon as I find the good fabric! ) I wanted to [...]