Two Party Dresses

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

Corset 2 Finished!

I have emerged from beneath my cloud of anxiety (and muttered oaths) with a finished corset.  I’m so happy with it! I learned a lot, meaning I made a lot of mistakes.  But would you LOOK at that silhouette!  I’m in love with this thing.  It feels like it’s trying to rearrange my internal organs,…

1947 Party Frock

I have never been that into Disney, much less Disney princesses, but when I saw this pattern it put me in mind of a really vintage Disney vibe.  I didn’t know which princess it was, exactly, until I put it up next to a pumpkin, and then it clicked. Cinderella!  I think that this is…

Corset 2 Hardware

I finally have all the pieces I need to finish this corset.  The next step will be to insert the busk, which is my least favorite part.  There is no room for error with the busk; if it doesn’t line up perfectly, it can be very difficult to get out of when the corset is…

70’s Mom Outfit

While I wait for the corset hardware to arrive I’m going to finally make this.  If I could, I would make the 1970’s mom/housewife look my everyday thing.  I’m a cheapskate, so I haven’t bought the material for the pants yet. I have just enough of a remnant to make the shorter tunic, but the…