Pioneer Dress Refashion: Sprigged Cambie Dress

Today I have a fun little refashion. This is a "pioneer" dress that my older sister gave me several years ago. I have been meaning to redo it for forever! But I waffled around until a week or two ago when I wanted something easy to do. I sat down and unpicked the whole thing,… Continue reading Pioneer Dress Refashion: Sprigged Cambie Dress


Gertie’s Sweetheart Tee Turned Dress

Well my dearies, I have one of my favorite projects to share with you today. I'm not gonna lie, this wasn't always such a winner, but more on that later! This is the sweetheart tee from Gertie Sews Vintage Casual that I made a few minor modifications to and turned into a classic little black… Continue reading Gertie’s Sweetheart Tee Turned Dress


Ginghamalong: Checkered Colette Negroni

Today is the day: the Ginghamalong submission deadline. And, thankfully, I actually have a completed object! This is a Colette Patterns Negroni shirt. I made size XS without any adjustments. It is made from a gingham quilting cotton that I purchased at Joann Fabrics. The buttons are from my stash. (Rest assured, the hem is even. The… Continue reading Ginghamalong: Checkered Colette Negroni

Movie Fashion Inspiration

Movie Fashion Inspiration: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

Today marks the beginning of an ongoing blog post series called Movie Fashion Inspiration. Basically, I am going to be featuring screen shots of movies or tv shows that I find to be encouraging to my sewing/fashion dreams. Some might be well known, others might be obscure, weird films. The only requirement is that at… Continue reading Movie Fashion Inspiration: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)