McCall’s 6848 silk summer shorts pajama


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting! McCall’s 6848 in silk. View C, size small. I cut out the fabric for these pajamas back in May before my sewing hiatus. I finally sewed these up and they’re the first thing I’ve sewn for myself since early […]

Sewing a French Bustle or Underbustle


I finished the dress with three days to spare and all went well at the wedding. I had packed my needle and thread just to make sure I could remedy any mishaps that might occur at the wedding, but it was smooth sailing! One couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful setting for a reception […]

Yup. I’m over sewing blogging


I’ve been meaning to write this post for awhile now. It’s been brewing but I wasn’t sure if it was just a passing a mood or if I really felt this way. Could it be true that I’ve actually grown bored of sewing and blogging about sewing and reading blogs about sewing? And how did […]

Links to over twenty in print bridal gown sewing patterns!


Hi readers! As some of you know , I take bridal gown commissions from time to time when something interesting comes my way. While I’m not pursuing a bona fide business, I decided not to, I am working on something now that I’ll be blogging about soon! I mostly end up drafting or draping my […]

Me Made May update


I started off the first day of Me Made May , my sixth year of playing along, by wearing my self drafted sailor skirt and banded dolman top to mass. This skirt was out of circulation for a long time because it was featured in an article I wrote about drafting your own sailor skirt […]

More My Fair Lady costumes and my first hat!


So I finished making the costumes for Eliza of My Fair Lady!  Using only fabric from my stash and things from my own wardrobe. I am so glad to be done! I’m reviewing a couple costume patterns, too.I made this skirt from the 1910 Ladies Empire costume from Reconstructing History. I was planning on making […]