Far too long since I posted here. Sorry about that. Anyway; I’ve had this vintage floral cotton lying around for many years, 4 x 0,75 m all in all, and now I’m turning it into a dress. I have no idea how old the fabric is, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen a cotton woven this narrow. [...]
Good afternoon. Just wanted to stop by and show off my new blouse made from a pair of vintage curtains. I bought the curtains from Portobello Road Market in London, along with the vintage buttons which are a perfect match. The pattern is a modern one (Megan Nielsen’s Banksia blouse) but definitely has a vintage [...]
I’ve been lurking on Sew Retro for a while now – being inspired by everyone’s creations. I thought it was time to add one of my own. I made this back around Easter of 2011. The pattern called it a “jumper-dress” – what I would call a pinafore. It came in an envelope labeled The [...]
This is a lovely little thing I made from a 1950′s McCall’s 4361 wiggle dress pattern with some killer curtains I found at a thrift store. It took a bit of tweaking around to get it to work with a modern body type (sans retro foundation garments). This is one of my favorite dresses.