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

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

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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)