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2021 Sewing Plans

Well, I have figured out that I will get no sewing done during my school semesters, so I need to simplify my sewing plans a lot this year. That means I'm leaving off some of my WIPs from the list as well. Made by Rae Jade Tee Image from Made by Rae My basic wardrobe… Continue reading 2021 Sewing Plans

1950s · Activewear · Stashbust 2017 · Vintage Pledge 2017

Completed: Play Set from Simplicity 3250 (1950)

I was amazed to open my sewing journal and see that I had started this set in 2017! I believe it was mostly completed in 2018, and then finished and gifted to my sister in 2019. So I guess it is only fitting that the blog post about it should be spaced a year apart… Continue reading Completed: Play Set from Simplicity 3250 (1950)

Challenges · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Sewing With A Plan · Undergarments · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

MMM ’20 Weeks 2-4 Roundup

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7 me-made outfit posts; Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4 sewing plans, and my Sunday Vlog Specials 1 and 2! Well, we've reached the end of MMM '20! I did continue to wear some me-mades beyond the first week, even though the first week was my only… Continue reading MMM ’20 Weeks 2-4 Roundup

Advance Patterns · McCall's Patterns · Pictorial Review · Sewing Pattern Companies · Simplicity Patterns · Vogue

Vintage Pattern Stash Additions

I have finally gotten around to scanning a small collection of vintage patterns given to me by someone with whom I used to work. It is a fun little collection, so I thought I'd share them here. Most of them are my size, so that's extra exciting! Est. 1918. Photo by author. Est. 1923. Photo… Continue reading Vintage Pattern Stash Additions

Challenges · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Sewing With A Plan · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

MMM ’20 Week 4 Sewing Plans

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7, Week 2 and Week 3 sewing plans, and my Sunday Vlog Specials 1 and 2! I had intended to make a sewing plan for the rest of the month, I wanted to be more flexible than that. So I'm developing my plans week by week. Yet again,… Continue reading MMM ’20 Week 4 Sewing Plans

Challenges · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Video Posts

Show Us Your Stash: MMM ’20 Sunday Sewing Vlog Special #2

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7, Week 2 Sewing Plans, Week 3 Sewing Plans, and my Sunday Vlog Special #1! In this Sunday's vlog special, I participate in #showusyourstash2020 by answering the following prompts: Where do you keep your stash?Favorite fabricOldest fabricScared to cut intoDon’t have a clue what to make with itFabric… Continue reading Show Us Your Stash: MMM ’20 Sunday Sewing Vlog Special #2

Challenges · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Sewing With A Plan · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

MMM ’20 Week 3 Sewing Plans

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7, and my sunday vlog special! I had intended to make a sewing plan for the rest of the month, but I am thinking I want to be more flexible than that. So I'm going to develop and post my plans week by week. Well May is just… Continue reading MMM ’20 Week 3 Sewing Plans

Challenges · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Sewing With A Plan · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

MMM ’20 Week 2 Sewing Plans

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7, and my sunday vlog special! I had intended to make a sewing plan for the rest of the month, but I am thinking I want to be more flexible than that. So I'm going to develop and post my plans week by week. Bias Slip - My… Continue reading MMM ’20 Week 2 Sewing Plans

1960s · Challenges · McCall's Patterns · Me Made May Etc. · MMM 2020 · Skirts · Video Posts · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

MMM ’20 Sunday Sewing Vlog Special!

Click here to see Days 1-3, Days 4-7! I decided to try something a little different today and do a vlog about my (multiple) attempts to alter my McCall's 5779 to fit better. https://youtu.be/EUbIE26TDKw I prefer blogging over Instagram when it comes to reviews of patterns and descriptions of projects, but vlogs have grown on… Continue reading MMM ’20 Sunday Sewing Vlog Special!