Vintage Style

Vintage Style

Pattern: Butterick 4919: “Flared dress, fitted at bust, below-mid-knee or floor length has back zipper and tie ends extending from bodice back.” Retro ’52.Fabric: Silk Dupioni, Joann ETCModifications: Modified pattern to fit waist measurements...
Prom Dress

Prom Dress

Finally, a photo to share! Pattern: Vogue 8475: “Close-fitting across bust, lined, empire dress with partial cut-out in back, gathered bodice front and skirt, shoulder straps and side zipper closing.” Fabric: crepe back satin from JoAnn ETC Modifications:...

Mother’s Day

7:00 Alarm.7:15 Get up, make coffee.7:20 Wake up 2/6 of the household, feed, send to Church (don’t worry, the rest of us went yesterday).7:30 Wake up another 2/6 of the household.7:45 Make scrambled eggs, pack 2 lunches, empty dishwasher.8:30 Send 2/4 kids...
Prom Bag

Prom Bag

Annie’s bag that she designed for her sister’s prom. (Dress shots to be taken later.) The pattern was based on the Buttercup Bag.

Techno in our Lives

Hype for the 10:00 PM News: “Facebook, Twitter, texting, computers…..all this technology…doesn’t anyone TALK anymore?Ten year old son: “I talk.”Ten year old’s son interim report card: “He is talking too much in...