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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