black

When I first found this pattern in a pile I purchased for my Etsy shop, I knew it was destined to be a “hold-back.” You’ve gotta keep some of the things you love for yourself, right? I wanted to use it to make a modern denim jacket with retro details, so altered the pattern to [...]

{ 10 comments }

Hello there! I’m a new contributor, but a long time reader! My name is Melody and I blog over on Bourbon and Bras, where I make vintage-inspired clothing to better my sewing skills. It’s nice to finally take the plunge in contributing, and I hope through this I can get a lot of tips and [...]

{ 10 comments }

Hi Everyone! Not too much to show today, but Suzy over at Suzy Patterns has just revealed her Antoinette Dress. Wow! It’s so neat! I helped test the sizing and here is a quick preview of my version. More to come later….head to Kitty’s Drawings for a bit more rambling if you so choose  

{ 1 comment }

Hi Everyone. A new post on my latest creation is up at Kitty’s Drawings Black & white polka dot dress made out of possibly rayon – something. I don’t know. I never know! A burn test only tells me so much. Anyways – lots more details over at the blog. Some close ups too. This [...]

{ 5 comments }

Now why did I call this The Debacle Dress?? The full story is HERE at Kitty’s Drawings   A whole SERIES of dramas came with the creation of it. BTW – this is Simplicity 3608 from 1951, made in white cotton drill. It was really great to sew up actually, due to the nature of [...]

{ 4 comments }