Category: <span>McCall Patterns</span>

Travel Wardrobe Greece- Wide leg Dobby Stripe Pant and Mix and Match Tees

Today I’m back to share what I wore in Greece! I planned out my travel wardrobe for quite some time and designed this capsule handmade wardrobe so that all of my pieces mixed and matched for maximum wear with minimal clothing, especially since my daughter and I were sharing a suitcase. Packing light is an artform! Here’s the first look I wore on out trip, These Ivory and Black Stripe Dobby Pants, a black v-neck tee and a scoop neck rib knit tee in palest pink.

Travel Planning- Greece

It’s almost time for our big family vacation to Greece! Read on to find out everything I’m sewing for my travel capsule wardrobe and my packing plans for this trip of a lifetime!

2021 Year End Review

I thought I’d finish out the year with a little roundup of everything I made this year. I made quite a bit this last year, especially considering I was out of commission for so long with my ankle injury. Tomorrow is my one year mark from my ankle fracture which really disrupted and changed my goals this year! I blogged about 21 makes and sewed up quite a …

Fall/Winter Wardrobe Planning 2021

I love planning out my wardrobe makes for the season! I’m extra excited for fall sewing now that the temps have dropped a bit and I have so much fabric in my stash from last year. With my ankle fracture I was out of commission for quite a few months and never got to use all the beautiful wintery fabrics I got for Christmas last year. I can’t …

Vintage Beach Set, Vogue 5257 Bikini Top and McCalls 6634 Short

Last week I shared my favorite make of the year, my embroidered seahorse beach jacket. If you haven’t seen that post be sure to go back and read it! Here’s the bikini and short I made to coordinate with that look. I used two different vintage patterns to make this look, a Vogue (5257) bikini from 1961 and a flared bias cut short from 1979, McCall’s 6634. I …

Vintage 1950’s Seahorse Embroidered Beach Jacket, McCall 1524

I bought this Vintage 1950’s Beach Jacket pattern, McCall’s 1524 on Etsy and really lucked out. I fell in love with the lines of this simple jacket pattern- not even realizing it had embroidery- and seahorses at that! The pattern contained intact (and fully functional) embroidery pattern transfers! So perfect for Florida! It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time either. I scooped up this pattern right …

Vintage 80’s McCall’s 2481 Stripe Dress

I’m super excited to share this new make today, circa 1986! When I was a kid back in the 80’s I had a favorite striped dress with a cool tie back. That dress (image below) was a gray and white stripe cotton with a bodice that had a tie angled back that attached with buttons at the waist and had nice big pockets. I wanted to recreate that …

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