Monthly Archives: April 2014

Modified Simplicity 5885. Pin tucks and collar detail.

Made for Me: 1965 Blouse

In my attempt to keep up with recent goals of making things for myself and also using my vintage pattern stash, I chose this 1965 blouse pattern:   This was my first button backed top pattern. I like the idea, … Read More

EvaDress SP-7121 By Heather Lee Bea. Bow/fabric detail.

Made for Me Project: 1933 Dress

Recently, I posted about the 1930s wedding dress I made for a friend. This is the dress I wore to the wedding. The sewing deities were with me on this, as I had very little time to make a dress … Read More

Framed and ready to go. Star Wars appliqué by HLB.

Nerd Crafts: Auction Prizes by HLB

I recently made some silent auction prizes in support of a local theatre company. The theme was Shakespeare Star Wars, so I trolled the internet for some subversively nerdy ideas. The first item is based on an image others have … Read More