I made this 50s dress recently for a wedding. Although you can’t see the arms – it is sleeveless. I lined the bodice but left the skirt unlined so that I can wear it with a nice full petticoat when the urge takes me Fortunately the fabric width was 146cm making it wide enough for [...]


Hello This is my first post on We Sew Retro. I’ve just seen the new Gertie shelf bust dress pattern and I’m sure you’re very excited about this so I thought you would like to see my version that I made a while back. My influence was a dress worn by Elizabeth Taylor and a [...]


Hi Everyone. Thought I would post up the apron that I made for my latest blog post. I’ve started a monthly inspiration challenge, this month was a Vintage T.Limoges Teacup and Saucer – and this was my contribution ! The fabric is very pretty and is printed to look like embroidery, even close up. In [...]