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  • Glorious Sleeves

    I followed the instructions of the short video by Andrea Schewe explaining how to make sleeve modifications for better mobility. I have a greater range of motion with tightened arm…

  • Butterick 4790 walkaway dress

    This is the Butterick 4790 walkaway dress in a Michael Miller novelty print. It was for a contest at ShearMadnessBlog.com The petticoat was a bit of a challenge. The petticoat…

  • Start to Finish, an Embroidered Fortuny Frock Coat

    Kenneth D. King channels the 18th century and the 1960s in a Fortuny jeans jacket.

  • Mini Christmas Stockings

    To see my full range of traditional and retro style mini Christmas Stockings visit my shop at Folksy: https://beta.folksy.com/shops/lal179/collections/28151

  • Leafy Emery Dress

    The Emery Dress, made with 3/4 sleeves and a collar. I love the print for fall! See more here: http://rosiewednesday.blogspot.com/2013/09/emery-month-fall-for-cotton.html

  • 1957 Floral Dress

    This is a 1957 pattern reproduction by Vogue.  It includes princess seams and a flared skirt with inverted pleats. I've also created a matching belt for even more of a…

  • Pastel Bomber Jacket

    A little bomber jacket that I made as part of a school project. It's A wonderfully cheesy 80's throwback. For more projects and sewing tutorials, feel free to visit me…

  • Blue Chambray 40s Shirtwaist Dress

    I made this dress for the Sew for Victory sew along challenge, hosted by Rochelle from Lucky Lucille. I used a vintage pattern from the 1940s, Simplicity 4036. I had…

  • The Louisa Coat

    This coat is made from a heavily interfaced, vintage double knit that I found in the thrift store a few years ago. I made it using a self-drafted pattern. I…

  • The 1950s Cupcake Dress!

    Here is the latest 1950s dress I just sewed! It was made using the new 1958 Party Dress Pattern from http://www.sensibility.com , and was a blast to make and to…