A Flash of Brilliance

I don’t know if I’ve posted this pattern on here before, but I think you can see why it’s one of my favorites.  Have you ever seen anything more 70’s than this? I do have to take a moment to feel sorry for the guys.  In my opinion, the big pattern companies have just never…

A Reluctant Work in Progress Post

I’ve started something, and I’m too stupid to know when to stop.  I am, however, taking a small break.  Months ago, I bought a pattern off Etsy.  The seller made it clear that it was an old pattern, and there might be issues with it.  Boy, was that an understatement. I would love to make…

So I Learned a New Trick. . .

I learned how to age photos on my phone, and it’s so much fun! I just wanted to share my favorite photo from the trip my husband and I took to the nearby University campus. I think black and white really suits me!  This was my first time walking around in full get-up and I…

Finished! 50’s Inspired dress.

Let me start by saying this is not a historically accurate dress.  I wanted to take a breather from the heavy lifting of research for my Edwardian projects and just make something pretty that’s fun to wear.

Finished! Gibson Blouse.

It was a long, painful process, but it’s done and I couldn’t be happier.  Usually, when I finish a project, I have a hard time seeing past all of the little mistakes I made along the way.  I don’t really have that problem with this particular blouse.  I credit that to the fact that I…