Finished! More 1970’s Non-sense.

I had the exact idea for this dress about a year ago, when I first stumbled on this pattern.  I believe it was a part of the first or second batch of vintage patterns I found at my favorite thrift store.   Has anyone else ever felt an instant attraction to a pattern?  I knew as…

Highlights Reel!

I have two absolutely fabulous sewing projects coming up, which means a trip to the thrift store after work to get old sheets for mock-ups.  I hadn’t been to the thrift store in quite a while, so I headed over to the little sewing sections.  That’s when I spotted a few packages of vintage patterns…

Finished! 1976 Wedding Dress.

I wanted something really fresh and casual for summer, so I made a wedding dress from 1976.  Also, I am a ride-or-die fan of Gunne Sax, in case you can’t tell by the end of this post.

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…

Announcement of the Decade(s)

I want to go ahead and share a project that I’ve been working on for a while, and plan to work on in the future.  When I’m sewing or researching for a new project I love to listen to music from the time I’m working in.  Music has always played an important part in my…