Fancy Dance Dress Round Up

By |2018-09-10T06:35:19-04:00September 10th, 2018|1920s Style Fashion, 1950s Style Fashion, 1970s Style Fashion, 1980s Fashion, Costumes, Tracy Designs Dresses|

It is festival season and that means DANCING!

What’s more fun than a glow in the dark dress with fluorescent snaps to dance in?

Tracy McElfreshTracy McElfresh

Now, don’t let this dress fool you. The design is just as […]

Early 20th Century Witch Costume Replica

By |2017-02-07T23:44:53-04:00October 31st, 2015|Costumes, Early 20th Century Style Fashion, Fashion Dress Replicas, Makes of 2015, Uncategorized|

For years I have been wanting to replicate this dress! October is our busiest month at Sew Dayton. This year I made time in my schedule. This dress took 20 hours if not more to get from start to finish. This cute little witch was my inspiration photo.


My Dress Photo Shoot in Scotland

By |2017-02-07T23:46:36-04:00October 30th, 2015|1800s Style Fashion, Fashion Dress Replicas, Makes of 2015, Uncategorized|

One of the best dresses I stitched made it to a Scotland photo shoot! I know I blogged about the making of this dress although when the photos came back from Scotland I though the dress deserved an entire post to itself.

Tracy McElfresh Dress by Tracy McElfresh Modeling Leslie [...]
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The Christmas Dress

By |2017-02-07T23:39:37-04:00September 17th, 2015|1800s Style Fashion, Costumes, Makes of 2015, Uncategorized|

The Christmas Dress
I good friend of mine that has done so much for me and my sewing career, Ruby Randall, asked me to make her a colonial gown. At first I freaked out, matching plaid on that big of a scale could be tricky if at all possible. She assured me I could do […]