vintage

Plan Sew Seasonal Wardrobe Sketches Fabric 9

All about Fabric

Ready to have some fun with fabrics? Let’s explore how to choose the best materials for your seasonal wardrobe!  Hi everyone, and welcome to the 8th episode of my series on Planning and Sewing a Seasonal Wardrobe. I’m here to help you create a wardrobe that’s stylish and sustainable! One piece at a time.  If […]

1940’s Haslam Skirt in Cream Upcycled Denim with Embroidered Thorn Pockets

I love a simple A-line skirt and this one made up in an upcyled cream denim is going to be a great addition to my me-made wardrobe. It’s a perfect showcase for my new embroidery pocket pattern design, stitched in a simple Thorn stitch. I love these floss colors against the cream and found perfect

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

Natural Dyeing: Lac

This past weekend the weather was perfect, sunny and breezy, so I broke out the dye pot and did some fun natural dyeing! I had a bunch of pieces waiting for the dye pot that I had planned on dyeing back over the winter holidays. Unfortunately that all got put on hold with my injury.

Yellow Floral Vintage McCall’s 6634 Blouse

I’m always on the lookout for interesting vintage sewing patterns and excitedly stumbled across this 80’s style Blouse with a gathered front yoke. This first version is my very wearable muslin in a leafy floral japanese lawn in a shade of yellow I don’t normally wear but was instantly drawn to. The fabric is crisp

Wisteria Linen Vintage Dress Simplicity 4873

I’ve been on a bit of a vintage kick the last few months and this wisteria linen vintage dress, Simplicity 4873, is my latest creation. I bought this lovely wisteria colored purple linen from Blackbird fabrics and it was a bit darker then I had envisioned. If you saw my earlier post you’ll see I

Scroll to Top