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That 70’s Dress Pt. 2: The Quest to Make the Perfect Dress

Hi Lovelies! I’m back for part two of my search for that perfect 70’s dress. If you were with me for the first part, you knew that my “quest” started with finding a really great seventies vintage dress pattern. Long story short, it was not an easy task, but I managed to find a really… Continue reading That 70’s Dress Pt. 2: The Quest to Make the Perfect Dress

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That 70’s Dress Pt. 1: The Search for the Perfect Dress Pattern

Hey guys! For those who have been following my sewing journey thus far, first of all, thank you, from the bottom of my 💗, and second of all, it’s pretty clear that I love sewing vintage dresses. Even before I got into sewing, I’ve always been drawn to retro/vintage clothing. It’s been a dream of… Continue reading That 70’s Dress Pt. 1: The Search for the Perfect Dress Pattern

Apparel · Sewing · The Tools of the Trade

Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form

Hey guys! For today's post, I thought I'd share my thoughts, views, and opinions on my new dress form from Dritz called the "Sew You Dress Form". What makes this one stand out among a standard dress form is the fact that it is customizable to fit your personal body measurements. This concept isn't new--… Continue reading Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form

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Short Girl Dilemma: Hemming Flare Jeans

Are you like me, and have a hard time fitting into jeans? Practically every single pair of jeans I've ever owned had to be altered in some way or form. Mostly at the bottom hems, as the legs are almost always way too long, even when I attempt to add height with heels. While being… Continue reading Short Girl Dilemma: Hemming Flare Jeans

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Blast From the Past: 70’s Kimono Dress (Vogue #9253)

If I could go back in time to any era for fashion, it would definitely be the 70s. Gosh, I love a good bell sleeve. (or a good bell bottom!) There's a whole spectrum of fashion in the seventies to love. On one end you get all the floaty, airy, drape-y, dreamy flutter sleeves, balloon… Continue reading Blast From the Past: 70’s Kimono Dress (Vogue #9253)

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From The Fabulous 50’s: The Full Gathered Rectangle Skirt

Hi again! I'm doing another Blast From the Past sewing post, and today I'm delving into the era of poof and fluff and all things gathered that, all together, make up the fabulous silhouette of the 50's skirt. This look was all about the Fit and Flare, where the waistband is cinched, and the skirt… Continue reading From The Fabulous 50’s: The Full Gathered Rectangle Skirt