CAFTAN CULT // SUMMER LIVING IN VINTAGE SIMPLICITY 5315

You know how magazines always write those “20 Things you Absolutely Must Have in Your Closet to Qualify as a Human Woman

SUMMER MAXI DRESS DIY WITH ART GALLERY FABRIC

I have a new strategy for keeping cool this summer and it involves wearing a surprising amount of fabric. I

VINTAGE PATTERN LOVE + GIVEAWAY

Happy weekend everyone. I am currently writing this post from my newly redecorated, sun-filled studio with a cup of tea.

VINTAGE PATTERN RAGE

I initially started sewing so I could reproduce vintage clothing. I bought dozens and dozens of vintage patterns, and made

After Dinner Mint // Butterick 5605 Sewing Pattern

I did it guys. I finally made something I can’t pick apart and criticize and beat myself up for failing

A 70’s Summer Dress in Brooklyn // Vintage Simplicity 6979 Sewing Pattern

As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been sewing as if my sewing machine has only a few weeks to live (if

Vogue Paris Originals // Vintage Sewing Patterns

I know I am not alone in spending obscene amounts of time hunting vintage patterns down online. I have, do

Tent Party // Vintage Simplicity 7203 Sewing Pattern

This here is my “let’s not commit to this new weight gain and make something loose and forgiving, shall we?”

Patches // Vogue 1788 sewing pattern

When I was in Paris in September it seemed like EVERYTHING with a sleeve had elbow patches. I’ve been wanting

Second Dress Ever: Surprise 60s Magic // Vintage Simplicity 7245

I found this pattern thrift shopping and picked it up for a whopping $0.69. I don’t generally do an empire

OBSESSION IN GREEN – THE ATONEMENT DRESS

I love colour. Hard. When I was in Paris I was utterly disappointed by the “classic French” style. Yes, everyone

Orange Crushing // Butterick 3407 Sewing Pattern

One of my oldest, nearest and dearest friends got married this month. For our bridesmaid dresses she requested bright, summery