February is the season of love and what better way to love yourself than to buy fabric and make something pretty. I invested in myself and purchased one of my own Spoonflower Shop prints in velvet. This print is called Hepburn and it comes in three color ways. While we don’t personally celebrate Valentine’s […]
For some added entertainment this weeks post includes fifteen 1940s slang words and phrases. So, grab a cup of Joe and lets see if you can find them all.
When I bought one of the most dope vintage sewing machines last summer I wanted to be sure I could use it. In my opinion, spending your […]
Want to make clothing? Come learn the basics of pattern reading.
We all love vintage patterns. We also love modern wrinkle free knit fabrics. We want the vintage look but the feel, ease and care of a modern dress. So how can we marry these two with ease?
Since vintage patterns were made before modern knit fabrics and knits have a different set of rules than woven fabrics […]
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 […]