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I love mid-century design, and I think I’m far from alone in that.  I also love those particularly American road-side attractions that are few and far between these days.  I have been to The Thing!  and to Roswell, thoroughly enjoying both.  (If you, like me, love this kind of thing I have a YouTube channel you…

You. Asked. For. This.

Behold!  For I bring unto you, sewing patterns from the 80’s!  Love them or hate them, these patterns and styles never quite die and I cannot bring myself to get rid of any of these patterns.  Full disclosure, I intend to make several of these patterns, I will point them out to you because they…

Finished! 1951 Halloween Dress

Ah! It feels good to be back! This sewing project was such a breeze after the ordeal of the 1929 dress.  I needed a win.  It was so easy, there’s really nothing to report as far as construction.  Ah, but I am forgetting a little something. . .

Preface to the New Dress

This post is all about why the 1929 dress took so long to complete.  If you enjoy other peoples’ misery, this is the post for you.  If you just want to look at the new dress, look at the post after this one.