1960s · Advance Patterns · Challenges · Pajamas · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2019

Completed: Advance 2918 (1961)

Continuing with my "Year of Unfinished Business" (although technically this is year 2 of me catching up to my WIPs...) I've completed this 1960s pajama set I began in January of 2018. I remember I was particularly depressed at the time and watching a lot of the Dick Van Dyke show to cheer myself up.… Continue reading Completed: Advance 2918 (1961)

1960s · McCall's Patterns · Nancy Drew · Skirts · Stashbust 2019 · Stashbusting · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2019

Completed: McCall’s 5779 (1961)

I am changing tack for MMM. I will still wear me-mades and document it when the occasion comes up, but I'm now using this time to focus on finishing up pieces from my WIPs pile and complete my wardrobe assessment. I did wear this skirt today, though! Last June I started this wrap skirt in… Continue reading Completed: McCall’s 5779 (1961)

1970s · Simplicity Patterns · Tops and Blouses · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2019

Completed: Simplicity 7517 (1976)

Like many of my WIPs that I am trying get out of backlog, this project was started 2 years ago, specifically for Vintage Pledge 2017. It feels good to have it done! Pattern: Simplicity 7517 (1976) Fabric: Muslin leftovers, assorted fabric scraps. Notions: Vintage bias binding (thrifted and from stash), thread (from stash), topstitch needle.… Continue reading Completed: Simplicity 7517 (1976)

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