Chocolate Bonbon 1950s Dress

By on October 26, 2016




On my blog today, I’m sharing about a dress I made earlier this year in a super-fun polka dot pattern.  The pink accents on the brown background reminded me so of chocolate bonbons, I couldn’t help but name the dress as such!!  😉

The dress features a rever-type color, edged with ricrac, and a center front opening.  The sleeves have a slit detail that is edged with ricrac as well.

Hop over to my blog to read more about the details!!  🙂  Have a great week, ladies!

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1950s | Dresses | Vintage Sewing

• 1950s Peppermint Dot Christmas Dress •

By on December 16, 2015


There’s something so fun about making dresses for particular holidays, especially Christmas!! 🙂 I made this dress last week using some Michael Miller fabric, and I’m definitely in love with it.


The bodice is based off of Simplicity 1459, with a Simplicity 2154 neckline and collar. The skirt is from Simplicity 1250.


All in all, it’s SUCH a fun dress, and I am loving wearing it every single day! 🙂

For more pictures and the full story, hop over to my blog.

Merry Christmas!

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1950s Walkaway Dress….Remade!!

By on November 30, 2015

Redo Dress 2

Months ago, I posted about my brand-new Butterick Walk-Away Dress with pride. I was SO pleased with it. For about 2 weeks. Well, actually, it was probably more like 1 week. I soon began to see just how impractical the thing actually was, and a few months later vowed to remake it “eventually.”

Eventually finally happened last winter! And I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. There were some bumps in the road along the way, but the end result is a dress that I absolutely love.

Hop over to my blog for the full story! 🙂

Redo Dress 14


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