Yesterday I began work on my maternity dress! The pattern is Hollywood 1366, from 1944. As you all know, after cutting and marking your pattern, the first order of business is to take care of all darts. I like to tie off my threads at the tip, clipping the excess threads to a little less [...]


Just recently finished this dress (getting the bulk of it done over Memorial Day weekend), based on the 1970s Simplicity 7011 pattern. The construction was pretty simple, except for the portions where I altered the border print placement. A great summer dress, I think, and I got compliments on it all day! The pattern works [...]