Dressing like a princess: The Kate Vintage Tea Dress

Hello, lovely sewists! I thought you would like to hear about my most recent adventure in sewing – the newly released Kate Vintage Tea Dress. My first reaction when I put on my Kate and slipped into a pair of heels was, “Wow! I made this!” I feel special and magical in this elegant satin… Continue reading Dressing like a princess: The Kate Vintage Tea Dress

Hacking the New Horizon Design’s Dublin Dolman

I love a good cowl, so when a rare 3 inches of snow arrived in my area it spurned the idea of adding a mock button-up cowl to the New Horizon Design’s Dublin Dolman to keep me a little bit warmer and looking great, too. First, let’s talk about the basic garment. Tee length, tunic… Continue reading Hacking the New Horizon Design’s Dublin Dolman

Bellavista Top by Itch to Stitch

Happy New Year! This is my first post of the New Year, and I hope you’ll be quite impressed with this one. Another wonderful pattern by Itch to Stitch has just been released and this time it’s the Bellavista Top. Here are some of the amazing attributes this pattern offers: Comfortable swing bodice with a center front panel… Continue reading Bellavista Top by Itch to Stitch