Hello Ladies! A few weeks ago I posted about the new Butterick Pattern(Butterick 5731/BP249) that looks very similar to the…Continue
Started Sep 24, 2011
Tags: how, tos, tutorials, dresses, 1950s
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Aug 14, 2011.
Hello Ladies! height=175border="0" />I'm having a sew-along on my blog for the Butterick 4790 walkaway dress! It was originally…Continue
Tags: butterick, 4790, dress, walkaway, sew-along
Started this discussion. Last reply by Edelweiss Patterns Aug 11, 2011.
Hello Ladies! Jennie Chancey of Sense & Sensibility Patterns just posted a giveaway of…Continue
Tags: giveaway, pattern, dress, vintage
Started this discussion. Last reply by charlotte powell- brooks Jul 8, 2011.
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Well, if you have seen many of the garments I’ve sewn, you may realize that I never actually use a “modern-day” pattern – they are all either Edwardian costumes or 1930-50s dresses. So at the beginning of 2012 I decided I was going to use a real, all-out, modern pattern that I could actually wear today. No frills or furbelows, just a down-to-earth, pretty knit top. Ha ha! It seems I am completely incapable of sewing anything plain at all!
This blouse is about as…Continue
Posted on March 16, 2012 at 9:58pm
What does one do when their brother and his fiancee decide to move up their wedding to just two days later? In my case I started sewing my bridesmaid dress just as fast as I could!
And then what does one do when the same couple find out that the wedding dress is not being brought from out of state - less…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2012 at 1:22pm
I thought you would like to see my latest sewing project! I am excited to have finally finished the pattern for"Maria's Gazebo Dress",a 1930s style with floaty butterfly sleeves, honeycomb smocking, a gathered skirt and bodice, and fitted belt. This pattern was inspired by the dress Maria wore for the song "Something Good" (in the "Sound of Music"), and has nearly…Continue
Posted on September 21, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment
If any of you are fans of the Royal Family, I'm sure you will love this new pattern that Butterick just released! It is very similar to the Alexander McQueen dress, and they did a fantastic job making the model look like the Princess herself! She wears a replica of the Cartier' halo tiara, the enormous blue sapphire engagement ring, and…Continue
Posted on August 23, 2011 at 2:35pm
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