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!

1960s · Dresses · McCall's Patterns · Stashbust 2020 · Stashbusting · Vintage Pledge · Vintage Pledge 2020

#stayhomeandsew McCall’s 9118

While I have plenty of schoolwork to catch up on, I am hoping to use my extra week of Spring Break to also do a bit of sewing to make the whole thing a bit less soul-sucking. Unfortunately I left my regular sewing machine and my whole sewing kit in RI in an attempt to… Continue reading #stayhomeandsew McCall’s 9118

1920s

Companion Post: What to Wear on New Year’s Eve, 1919

The tricky thing about having two blogs now is that sometimes a post seems to fit on both blogs! Ultimately I decided this one should go over to The Sartorial Sleuth as it is pre-1920 and more formal than my posts here. So if you are interested in what one might have been wearing on… Continue reading Companion Post: What to Wear on New Year’s Eve, 1919

Accessories Sewing · Bag Making · Travel

Completed: Dad’s Dopp Kit

This post is for a bag I completed in 2018 but never got around to blogging. The pattern is a free tutorial available on the Fabric.com blog. I've made the dopp kit type bag from the Grainline Portside travel set before, but I wanted something that was a little...more. Unfortunately, there always seems to be… Continue reading Completed: Dad’s Dopp Kit