pockets

This is a little thing but it’s been nagging me forever. What do you call the kind of pocket seen in this Flickr set (Simplicity 4717, 1943).  (This is my set; I made the dress a couple of years ago.) I’ve gotten in the habit of thinking of them as “Colonial pockets” because they’re similar [...]

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Oh, 1950s dresses how do I love thee! I’ve had this fabric in my stash for a while and I knew exactly what type of dress that I wanted to make with it! A great 50s double breasted dress with a great collar! And too top it off, I found a pattern with pockets (Simplicity [...]

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My extra credit project from the recent Simplicity blog hop, from pattern 2444, a modern pattern based off one from 1964. All the lovely versions floating around in the blogosphere tempted me, so I set aside my usual shyness with full skirts. The fabric is an 80s windfall from my mom’s stash, and I just [...]

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