I have made the ultimate Gertie item… Butterick pattern 6217 with a Gertie cotton sateen fabric! Things are getting crazy over here! I could have copied Gertie exactly in her post here and used my Gertie rayon fabric for this blouse. BUT I like to think I’m more creative than that, so I went with… Continue reading Gertie + Gertie = Fabulous Vintage Top!
I was determined to have a cute and comfortable dress for my birthday back in June. DD and I took a trip to Phoenix to eat our hearts out (what better way to celebrate 33?) and I needed something that would grow with me. Enter the Seamwork Catarina dress! I knew the moment it was… Continue reading A Seamwork Catarina
It’s almost like it was meant to be — a Gertie fabric paired with a Vogue pattern. If you’re familiar with Gretchen Hirsch (AKA Gertie) then you’ll see what I mean. I’ve been following her for a while, even though her vintage style isn’t really my bag. But she has loads of knowledge and now… Continue reading Gertie + Vogue 8815