Sewing Adventures · The Sewing Room

What to Sew? A Project List

Lately, I have a serious desire to do some sewing ... and a renewed fascination with vintage - specifically 40s and 50s fashion. (This may be largely due to watching Season 1 of Agent Carter) I am cleaning up my little apartment, organizing, and getting rid of excess. It's so nice! I'm looking forward to… Continue reading What to Sew? A Project List

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Sewing Adventures · The Sewing Room

Wedding: Maid of Honor Dress Inspiration

With my little sister's wedding set for August, there is much to do: sewing the wedding dress and my Maid of Honor dress are two of the items on the list. Until today, I hadn't even gotten around to looking for inspiration for my dress. ¬†We have begun the process of my Sister's dress, and… Continue reading Wedding: Maid of Honor Dress Inspiration

Fashion · Studies in Costume & Fashion

Currently Inspired: Mid-Century Peasant Style

I can't believe it -- I see BLUE sky out there . . . well, a little bit of it at least. ūüėÄ ¬†Love that blue sky. Anyway, I hope y'all had a really wonderful Valentines day this year and I wanted to share some vintage fashions that are currently inspiring me (though, personally, I… Continue reading Currently Inspired: Mid-Century Peasant Style

Fashion · Studies in Costume & Fashion

Fashion Feature: 1949 Sewing Pattern

Hi All! ¬†Oh, if only I had a good internet connection at home. ¬†There's so much I want to blog about -- so many interesting things, sewing techniques, costumes, etc. ¬†It's just really hard to be¬†consistent¬†about blogging when you have to drive distances and work to find a good internet connection. Anyway, I wanted to… Continue reading Fashion Feature: 1949 Sewing Pattern

Fashion · Studies in Costume & Fashion

Friday Fashion Feature: 1920’s Dress

I've decided that I would really like to do a Fashion Feature every week. ¬†They'll just be really short posts that touch on something that has caught my attention. ¬†Usually something with an interesting sewing technique or something I would like to try making. This week I have a 20's dress. ¬†I've never liked 20's… Continue reading Friday Fashion Feature: 1920’s Dress