Apparel · Sewing

Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan

Hey all! I’m super excited to share my most current make, the Simplicity 8505 (originally issued as Simplicity 5315 and first debuted in 1972). This pattern makes the most gorgeous 70’s caftan! As a kid, I grew up watching Three’s Company because it was one of my dad’s favorite sitcoms. Thankfully, all the “suggestive innuendo”… Continue reading Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan

Sew Around the House · Sewing · The Tools of the Trade

DIY Sewing Machine Cover (And Why It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Watch TV While Sewing)

Hello! How are you all today? Anybody do any fun sewing this weekend? It was Father's Day for us yesterday, so no fun sewing for me, but plenty of fun had celebrating the Hubs being the father of my children! My Hubby of 15 years and two kids later. Can't help but love him... Anyhoo,… Continue reading DIY Sewing Machine Cover (And Why It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Watch TV While Sewing)