Have you heard of the Curvy Sewing Collective? If you haven’t, and you are a curvy gal, plus-sized or not, you’ve got to check them out! Anyway, right now they are having a wrap-a-long, which is being hosted by Jenny. Since learning to sew my own dresses is on my retirement play list, I decided… Continue reading Vogue 8379: It’s a Wrap!
This is a follow-up post on my second vintage New Look 6510 shift dress. You can read all about part 1 HERE . And the original shift dress which I sewed out of a sheet and which turned out very nice is posted HERE. Remember this problem? After much un-sewing and re-sewing and internet researching… Continue reading Ta da! The Vintage New Look 6510 Shift Dress Part 2
Remember these shorts? Well, today I made another pair, out of…get this… a curtain that I got for $1 at the thrift store. Yup – a curtain. No pockets this time. Actually, I did make pockets, but I screwed them up. So rather than unpick everything and re-position them, I simply cut them off and… Continue reading Vintage Simplicity 9852 Strikes Again! (shorts version 2)
I do not own a single pair of shorts. Okay. Not true. I actually own several pairs of shorts, that I bought several summers ago after I lost 65 pounds. (Yes I did! Read about it here and here). But I can’t fit into them anymore. 🙁 I’m working on it! I will get back… Continue reading Vintage Simplicity 9158: Shorts!