1950s | 1960s

Currently on the dress form…

By on July 21, 2012

I’m finishing this one up for an event tomorrow.  I used a playsuit top and added a gathered panel skirt to make a sundress.  I found the plaid shirting material at Joanns on sale and used prepackaged bias tape to finish the neckline and arms.  This one went together quick!  I have a novelty print poplin ready to go for the playsuit version as well.


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1940s | 1950s

Long time lurker…

By on July 19, 2012

Hi all!  I’ve been lurking and want to join the fun.  After a loooong dry spell, I’ve been on a vintage sewing tear…..in the past month I’ve sewing a 1950s playsuit, 3 1940s style dresses for my daughter and her BFFs, and 2 1950s sundresses!


Here’s a quick pic of my girl and her friends…the white and red dress were done with vintage swiss dot…what a joy to sew with!!


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