Tag Archives: Vintage Dress

Revisiting The Catalina 40’s Dress

Do you ever look in your closet and wonder why you haven’t worn a particular dress you’ve made? I had some time between editing for Lekala, and doing alterations, to try on a few of those dresses that just stay … Continue reading

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Guest at Downton Abbey

CHALLENGE: BLACK AND WHITE The Facts: Fabric: Upcycled Black and White Rayon (or something), Extra Large Women’s Dress Pattern: self-drafted Year:Faux 1920′s Downton Abbey style Notions: a bit of lace and another upcycled black dress for underslip Time to complete: … Continue reading

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Dress Cool for Traffic School

This week I had the opportunity to upcycle and refashion. I used the skirt half of a thrifted dress and added a new top trimmed in the fabric from the old top. I posted it on The Sew Weekly. It’s … Continue reading

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The Christmas Dress

As you can see, my Christmas dress got a lot of wear over the holidays: from my granddaughter’s performance in the Nutcracker to celebrating Christmas with all of my family. I didn’t post anything for the “freeforall” challenge on The … Continue reading

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