Christmas

Let’s start by saying that I hope everyone has had a very merry Christmas and that Santa brought some lovely sewing goodies to my fellow crafty bloggers. The time off from work has allowed me to get some long overdue sewing started and I didn’t want to waist another moment without sharing it …. For [...]

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This dress is not based on an actual vintage pattern but I still had a very “vintage” look in mind. After I recently found out how much I enjoy to more consciously “design” my sewing projects I decided to approach my next project in a different way, more or less without a fixed pattern and [...]

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I hope all of you in the States had a fabulous Thanksgiving weekend! I did! Now, I’m not too excited about Christmas stuff out and about around Halloween, but I do start to get in the mood around Thanksgiving and I did rock a Christmas vibe this year for turkey day! I used Butterick 8078 [...]

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Hi Everyone!  I have been a lurker on here for a while and this is my first post.   I fell in love with this barbie as soon as she was released and decided to make myself a Christmas dress inspired by her. I used Butterick 5556, a retro pattern from 1955, and altered the [...]

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Who would not like to curl up by the computer screen and see some lovely holiday gift offerings from the mid-30s? Merry Christmas everyone!

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I didn’t wait until the very last minute, I promise. I actually finished these a few weeks ago but am a very lax blogger! My girls and I of course needed new holiday dresses – they have grown, and I have acquired a crinoline petticoat. I had gobs and gobs of Sheri Berry 12 Joys [...]

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