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SEWN: 1970's Baby Blue Gingham Prairie dress

It is not a secret that I love mid-century style. But lately, I have been slowly venturing into the fashion of the 1970’s. In my opinion, the fashion of 1970’s is a lot more easy to replicate than mid-century for everyday wear if you are just starting to experiment with vintage fashion. 223 more words


Reto 60's Dress

This is a really cool pattern. The upper bodice parts can be a bit confusing but it isn’t unmanageable. If I were to make a dress with this pattern again, I would lower the neckline just a bit. 45 more words


Little Black Dress

This little guy was made (once again for 8th grade) for the decades unit, I was in the 40’s group because jazz is awesome! Originally my Mom and I made it with sleeves and it was longer. 37 more words


Summer dresses


I’m pretty behind on posting about a couple of dresses that I made earlier on in the summer before I went off on my trip, so thought I’d better get on with it and get a few pics up and some info! 541 more words

The Cameo Lover Dress

This dress is so much fun. I wanted it for myself, but since I don’t have many occasions to appear in a hipster music video, I made it up for Guinevere instead. 318 more words

Kid's Sewing

My Personal Challenge

As I posted last time, one of my goals is to get better at making clothing. I still don’t have the revised pattern piece, but I did email them again this morning to ask about it and to point out that there is also not a notch for one side of the sleeve. 691 more words


Frustration Abounds!

One of my goals is to improve my garment sewing capabilities. I would probably rate myself as an intermediate quilter, but my sewing skills can best be described as … intermediate beginner? 735 more words