Hiii! Check out this latest creation – I am SO pleased with it!! A few details: Pattern: Butterick 3989 – from early to mid 40′s I think. From the amazing Evadress Patterns Fabric: Awesome tropical print rayon WITH PINEAPPLES from eBay. This isn’t vintage as the selvedge mentions “Hoffman Internation Fabrics 2001″. How COOL is [...]
Hi All It’s been a while since I posted here. I made this dress just the other week. A few details: Pattern: Simplicity 3835 from the 40′s – early in the decade I think, but can’t be sure. Fabric: Pastel green sheer with white floral flocking – possibly nylon? New Japanese made fabric bought from [...]
Hi Everyone! I made this quick and easy rockabilly 50′s shirt. SO easy – no joke – No instructions, no worries – comes together in a couple of hours. Easy to adjust to fit others. And the variations are endless. This one is in a navy floral poly cotton. I also made one for a [...]
Hi Everyone! I was another lucky soul who got to test the Sewaholic Cambie dresses. A few pics: I made the A-line version to make something office appropriate. I used what feels like a wool/poly blend that is of medium weight with a nice hand. It’s lined with gray cotton voile and I used satin [...]
Hi Everyone! Here is my first ever tutorial – I thought I’d share here too but it’s over at my BLOG if you want to ask questions (I’ll answer quicker there). The pics are bigger there too since this format is narrower than my blog. Thanks!!
Hiii! This dress, made from Mccall’s 6006 (1945) has to be my favourite make so far! I am so so in love with 1940′s Mccall’s patterns – they’re just the best. What I love about this one is – the cool cap sleeves…If you could call them that. Maybe flutter sleeves? The tucks at the [...]
On Good Friday, I attended The Dreamstress’s corset making class at the Thread Den in Melbourne. The day was a blast and I came out with a great little corset and a lot of things learnt, and new people met. To think you can create this in around 10 hours is amazing! A couple more [...]
Hi All I’ve got some pics of the Suzy Patterns Antoinette Dress over at my blog. Apologies for lack of insightful things to say – on holiday brain at the mo!
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
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 [...]