What most people are not aware of is that a lot of dress styles are not new but instead reflect vintage styles. If you can find the right silhouette most of the time you can alter the pattern just enough to make the dress look like its inspiration. I was honored to be asked to make […]
I have been making replicas for a just few years now. I have found a few great tips that have helped me. It’s another busy week so let’s jump in, when making your first replica you should consider starting with something that is easy to put together. This means barely any pieces, no closures and […]
Dress replicas are one of my favorite things to sew. They may not always come out exact although the more I do the better I get at making them. I’m always learning new sewing skills to become a better teacher.
When I first started my first sewing business, Dresses by Tracy McElfresh, I stitched and stitched and […]