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)

1950s · 1970s · Activewear · Bag Making · Millinery · Pajamas · Regency

2017 Wrap Up

I went back and forth on whether or not I felt like writing a 2017 review post. If I were to write it with my friends and readers in mind, I felt like it needed more information. After all, how can one summarize what one has not written? So I am writing this more for… Continue reading 2017 Wrap Up

1950s · 1960s · 1970s · Sewing With A Plan · Vintage Pledge 2018

2018 Winter Sewing Plans

Hello! After a very long sabbatical from blogging, I think I am ready to return, albeit in a limited way. I mainly plan to stick to posting reviews of my sewing projects. Nothing fancy, until I need to teach sewing again, because then I am planning on making some video tutorials to share. There is… Continue reading 2018 Winter Sewing Plans

1950s · McCall's Patterns · Swimwear

Sewing Full Circle: My 1950s Bathing Suit Part I

Dear friends and readers, this swim suit has been a long time in the making. Four years to be exact. Here is the original post from 2 January 2010 stating my intentions to make it. This was back when my blog was La Petite Costumiere, WWNDW? did not even exist yet!   Courtesy of The… Continue reading Sewing Full Circle: My 1950s Bathing Suit Part I