Sewing

Help me choose a pattern (aka being indecisive sucks)

Well as you know we're in the new house, all is unpacked and yesterday we had our nearest and dearest over for a housewarming. So lovely to have our friends over and the next generation ( not star trek - just our mates awesome kids). Now the dust has settled I'm in the mood to… Continue reading Help me choose a pattern (aka being indecisive sucks)

Sewing, Tops, Trousers, Uncategorized

Tank Tops (also known as my topsy-turvy brain thinks it’s Winter)

I went a little tank top crazy last week and bought four, and along with a brown dagger collared shirt, they cost me the grand total of £11. Bargain, thought I. Then I considered the fact that: I’m Going to Vegas soon and this is not suitable attire It’s very nearly summer in the UK… Continue reading Tank Tops (also known as my topsy-turvy brain thinks it’s Winter)

Sewing

I’ve been Nominated in the National Vintage Awards: Please vote for me!

  Super fantastic new for my little blog: I've been nominated under the Best Vintage Fashion/Lifestyle Blog category of the UK National Vintage Awards . It means so much to me to be nominated, especially as at the end of this month it'll be my blog's first birthday (special giveaway to follow so keep your eyes peeled!). If… Continue reading I’ve been Nominated in the National Vintage Awards: Please vote for me!

Sewing

Sewing for Vegas!

Well I had a little good fortune a couple of weeks back (thanks to a big PPI refund) leading the very excited announcement that: *drumroll please*  I AM GOING TO VEGAS! That’s right! In June I will be going to Vegas to attend the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, with a few of my burlesque… Continue reading Sewing for Vegas!

Day Dress, Sewing, Sewing Patterns

McCalls 2440: Sewing Project

I recently purchased this amazing vintage pattern from ebay. It was on buy it no for £8.99, it's rather more than I'd usually spend but I have been in love with this style of dress for a while now but without the cash to purchase one of my own. It is very much like the… Continue reading McCalls 2440: Sewing Project