Finished projects · Vintage

The 1950’s House Wife Dress, AKA McCall’s M6696

Every day at work, I fantasize what it would be like to be a housewife. I would gladly trade answering hundreds of questions, writing evaluations, and waking up early for cleaning, cooking, and sewing. I know most women out there would cringe to hear this (Girl power! Women must make their own living!!), but just… Continue reading The 1950’s House Wife Dress, AKA McCall’s M6696

Finished projects · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: The “Don’t Hire Me” Suit

I’ve been on many business trips over the past 5 months with last week’s trip being the last for a while. Thank gawd. While I enjoy a chance to get out of the office, it would have been better to spread them out a bit. C’est la vie. For this Throwback Thursday post, I’m gonna… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The “Don’t Hire Me” Suit

Finished projects

Pencil Skirt with a Twist

Happy Monday! The holidays are getting even closer and what kind of project do I have for y’all today…? Why, a pencil skirt for WORK, of course! Because who doesn’t think about WORK ALL THE TIME?! Oh, man… can’t wait till Turkey Day… need….help… Anyhoo, here’s another Butterick project for you! B5566: Another easy project,… Continue reading Pencil Skirt with a Twist

Finished projects · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Come On, Vogue

Oooh, you’ve got to Let your body move to the music Oooh, you’ve got to just Let your body go with the flow Oooh, you’ve got to Vogue! Sorry, I can’t help myself when I hear or think of Vogue! This TBT features my very first Vogue pattern, V8815 (view A). Normally I wouldn’t go… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Come On, Vogue