I’m pretty sure most of the internet knows about the Emery Dress by now, right? It’s Christine Hayne’s latest pattern release and it’s such a lovely design that really lets you get creative with finishing touches and construction techniques. Oh, and you know it has pockets right? I think pockets will forever be the thing that [...]
So, I finally finished my bombshell swimsuit, just in time for the middle of winter! I know, the timing seems ridiculous, but I actually wear a bathing suit way more in the winter than in the summer, since we have a hot tub and I really don’t care much for swimming. It was my first [...]
Merry Christmas Eve everyone! This is my newest make, the Stepford Wife does Christmas Dress. This dress is actually the result of one of those rare ‘happy’ sewing mistakes that apparently do pop up on occasion (who knew!). This dress started out originally as a plain red Anna dress, number one on my Summer Sewing [...]
Hey guys! My latest make is another project which used vintage cotton- I love working with vintage fabrics more than I like working with vintage patterns, couldn’t tell you why, exactly. So, anyway, I found this fabric in my local vintage clothes shop which has a secret room full of old linens, notions and other [...]
A friend gave this vintage fabric to me . I have just enough fabric to make a little top . I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless , only one piece of fabric for the front and of course i shorten it to turn dress into top [...]
I’m obsessed with The Hour, an incredible show set int the 1960s, and this is the first dress (hopefully of many!) that I’ll be recreating from the show. The inspiration: This is a heavyweight cotton fabric with a fun lace print. I used Bluegingerdoll’s Billie Jean pattern for the dress. It was originally an off-the-shoulder [...]
I found these 70s caravan’s curtains in a garage sale . I have much hesitated before to buy them because even they were truly vintage and cheap, they remind me the modern geometric pattern “does vintage” i really don’t like . I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless [...]
I sew this dress with a vintage 60s striped knit fabric. I add few alterations to the Burda Young pattern ( n° 7680) : sleeveless , only one piece of fabric for the front and waisted line . .
60s dress , red and purple match I used a modern Burda young pattern , 7680 .