Sunday, June 11, 2017
Inside a Turn of the Century Evening Gown, Part 2: The Skirt
Yesterday I shared pictures of the bodice. While the inside of the bodice is fairly messy and pieced, the s kirt of this gown is fantas...
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Inside a Turn of the Century Evening Gown, Part 1: The Bodice
It's been a while since I've shared the insides of one of my collection. I pulled this gown out of the tissue to study the inside...
Monday, June 5, 2017
The Remade Chintz Gown
This dress started life back in 2012. I wore it for a 4th of July Parade . It was fun, but it was also all kinds of wrong. Machine sewn...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A Rose Gold 30's Evening Gown
Over Derby Weekend, we had tickets to one of the black tie galas. I am such a sucker for an opportunity to dress up in black tie! I'...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Well, it started as a square...
For April's Historical Sew Monthly's challenge (circles, squares and rectangles), I decided a finishing up a fichu was a good (and e...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
A Bow Tie and Accessories for The Derby
I bought this horse print cotton a while ago with no real intention for it. When I started packing for the Derby I had a lightbulb mome...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Vogue 7464 Goes to Kentucky
When I'm not sewing, my other passion is horses. This year we were lucky enough to attend the Kentucky Derby, which has been o...
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