This dress is a variation on the Vintage Border Dress I made for Easter.  It’s the B style bodice from the pattern and a shorter skirt.  For this version of the dress, I used a great cotton lycra blend fabric for the main body of the dress and accented it with an inexpensive, but super…

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I am absolutely in love with my final project for the 2013 Summer of No Pants.  It started with a vintage bed sheet and a copy of the Vintage Vogue V2903 pattern. I absolutely love the print from the sheet.  The yellow tone on tone design with orange and white accents is beautiful.  You don’t…

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Ok, so I normally try not to show off my sewing projects until they’re completed, but I just had to show you the progress on my final Summer of No Pants sewing project entry.  This project is brought to you by a Vintage Vogue pattern and a bed sheet. After quite a bit of seam…

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After I picked up my copy of Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing, I knew I wanted to try out working with a vintage pattern.  I looked around at the local antique shops, but didn’t find any patterns in my size, so I went to the internet.  There were a lot of amazing patterns on…

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A while back, I came upon a photo of a dress I absolutely loved. The dress had an amazing vintage feel, and I was simply loving the toile border print across the bottom of the dress.  So, I set about trying to figure out how to make this dress for myself. I never did find…

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