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 [...]
It’s heading into Summer down here in Australia, meaning hot and humid weather is just around the corner. My mission to have a fully wearable Vintage Wardrobe means I have plenty of summer skirts – but a serious lack of shorts/capris! The perfect solution is clamdiggers! Dressy enough to wear to lunch out with friends, casual enough [...]
Hi everybody ! Today, a little denim skirt with red on it ! With this project I aimed to make myself a second skirt that fits perfectly, such as the vintage flower skirt made last july did. At the same time, I wanted to refashion these kind-of-old trousers of my boyfriend. See more pics and [...]
So here’s a modern take on a military-esque jacket with a mod twist that I just finished: Back in 2008, I made a group of 5 jacket patterns with my original intent to sell them on Etsy and this was one of the jackets I made almost completely with the exception of buttonholes and sewn [...]
Sewing pants can be tricky but with the price of repro jeans being sky high, I knew I had to give making my own a chance! This was my first time sewing with denim and it went really well! My machine needed a bit of persuasion to get it to sew pretty buttons in denim [...]
i’ve been looking for a pair of trousers like this for a few months now, with no luck. after winning this pattern in a giveaway, i decided to just up & make my own i used vogue 2925, making them up with denim instead of the suggested suiting fabrics. there is minimal top stitching – [...]
Hello all. This Sunday I have pages from my Sears spring summer 1943 catalog. Lots of frocks and work clothes. Enjoy!