Apparel · Sewing

I Lied: Retro Butterick 5605, Version 2

Hey, Hey! I'm back in the sewing game and have been immersed in creating another retro Butterick pattern. A few posts back, I blogged about my April fabric haul, and I really wanted to use my Alison Glass purple striped fabric: I just had to show this embroidery thread that I picked up while shopping… Continue reading I Lied: Retro Butterick 5605, Version 2

Apparel · Sewing

Retro Butterick 5605 (And Why I Will Probably Never Sew This Dress Again)

Whew. What a week... Per last post, I said I was going to be super busy for the rest of the month (with life outside of sewing) but would try to get at least one thing sewn up before the weekend hit. Well, as it turns out I did manage to squeeze in one sewing… Continue reading Retro Butterick 5605 (And Why I Will Probably Never Sew This Dress Again)

Apparel · Sewing

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

Apparel · Sewing

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