Sewing Chores

Today I finished up a long over-due chore, making a pair of jeans.  Sewing corsets and gowns is all well and good, but for almost a year, I’ve been making do with a single pair of pants.  I finally had the cash to buy fabric and made a simple and serviceable pair of black jeans….

Two Party Dresses

I need to be invited to fancy parties, because where else could I possibly wear looks like these?

November 28, 2017

I have been sick all week but that doesn’t matter anymore, you know why? My new pattern came in the mail!  Part two of my on-going, probably never completed project.

Wearing the 1903

Upon finishing this corset, I immediately tried it on.  At first, I was a little alarmed at how snug and shaping it was., I felt like my kidneys where on the move.  I put it away and cleaned up the catastrophe of my sewing table, but I couldn’t leave it alone and I’ve actually worn…

Treadle Sewing Machine

Finishing a big project always seems to leave me feeling frustrated.  I spent all this time and energy working on one thing, and now it’s gone and I don’t know what to do with myself.  I don’t know why, but I have always found antique stores to be very restful places.  I think it is…