Tag Archives | vintage patterns

A Sunday Morning Sewing Tip

Well, if you’re wondering what happened after yesterday’s dress update, I finished it!! Yay, I can make a dress in two days! My absolute favourite part is the lace-trimmed lining. It’s so much fun! I’ll share photos from the party and of the dress in action soon. And, I’ll answer all of your questions from […]

Continue Reading 26

Can I make a Party Dress in Two Days?

It’s Mr Sewaholic’s office Christmas Party tomorrow! And I realized earlier this week that I had absolutely nothing to wear. Now I know what you’re thinking – I’ve made lots of dresses this year, surely that can’t be true? Yes, I’ve made lots of summery dresses, but nothing winter-party appropriate. And the one purchased dress […]

Continue Reading 32

Cutest piece of sewing equipment, ever!

So I bought a jacket pattern recently, from the Cupcake Goddess herself! You might know her – a red-headed seamstress with a love of colour and fine fabrics? A while back, she mentioned listing a bunch of vintage patterns for sale, including this cute little 70′s jacket, and I couldn’t help picking it up for […]

Continue Reading 14

A Hand-Picked Zipper: Progress on the Picnic Dress

Happy Monday everyone! Today I’m going to show you how I hand-picking a zipper, on my Picnic Dress. I used a combination of Gertie’s tutorial and my own experience, since I’ve handpicked a few zippers earlier this year. If you’re just joining us now, here are links to the first few posts on this dress: […]

Continue Reading 92

Yes! 50′s Bolero Pattern, mine all mine

Is this not the coolest vintage 50′s bolero pattern you’ve ever seen? And the timing couldn’t be more perfect. I write a post about boleros last week and finding the perfect topper for my growing vintage dress collection and look what popped up in my etsy shop feeds!? This! Instant love! It took me all […]

Continue Reading 17