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…

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. . .

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.

Finished! -Second 70’s Mom Outfit

I think I’m settling into a comfortable little rut, aesthetically speaking.  Two looks from the 70’s, more than any other decade so far. The current tally, if anyone is curious, is one each for the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s, with the 1900’s in the works. If I had my way, I would get dressed each…

1953 Dress

I made this dress quite a while ago, which is why I never thought to post it before now.  It’s a re-issue of a Butterick pattern from 1953.