Sewing · Vintage-Inspired

Gertie’s Zipper Front Dress Review

And spring has arrived! After two weeks of chilly, wintery weather, the balmy spring days have returned. Which is fitting considering that yesterday, March 20th, was the first official day of spring. I know there will probably be several more cold days, but I am so excited to see those days becoming less and less.… Continue reading Gertie’s Zipper Front Dress Review

Minerva Crafts Blogger Network · Sewing

A Polka Dot Day: Gertie’s Bow Tie Blouse

Hello everyone! I have some very exciting news to share! I recently applied to become part of the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and, today, my first post went live on their blog. I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to finally be able to tell you all about this! I made an adorable outfit using patterns from Gertie's New… Continue reading A Polka Dot Day: Gertie’s Bow Tie Blouse

Challenges · Sewing

One Week One Pattern – Round Up

One Week One Pattern officially ends today. I have so enjoyed participating in it. It's kind of like a miniature Me-Made-May. You've already seen day 1 and 2 here, but I have five more outfits to show you. Day 3: Outfit: Self-drafted tulip skirt and grey sweetheart tee. Day 4: Outfit: Thrifted capris and cardigan… Continue reading One Week One Pattern – Round Up


Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: Zipper-Front Dress

Although I do not have a sewing machine, I have quite the backlog of projects from last summer/autumn. This is the zipper front dress from Gretchen Hirsch's popular book, Gertie Sews Vintage Casual. I made it last summer for an outdoor event hosted by my employer. I don't remember precisely which size I made, but… Continue reading Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: Zipper-Front Dress