wrap dress

Rayon is perhaps my favorite fabric to sew with! Love it! And it’s absolutely perfect for 40s dresses! When I saw this fabulous tropical printed rayon in the garment district in LA, I knew it had to be a 40s tiki dress! And I promptly bought 7 yds. lol. I used Eva Dress 3863 from [...]

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This pattern has been sitting in my pattern stash for at least a year (probably longer). I fell in love with the violet dress on the front as soon as I saw it, but the only problem was that I just couldn’t seem to find the right coloured fabric! It needed to be a violet [...]

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I made this dress using a vintage floral cotton that was given to me. I also used a vintage sewing pattern that I acquired for free: Simplicity 8827. So this dress was essentially made for free, except for the cost of thread. I made a few adjustments to the pattern (neckline, waist and length), but [...]

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When I was putting together my Spring/Summer plan involving this dress, I mistakenly referred to it as the Leopard Wrap Dress. Except it’s cheetah print, and the dress is a mock wrap! MY BAD. Whatever, I like it anyway I used Simplicity 6268, which I believe is from the 70s (don’t have the envelope in [...]

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