Tag Archives: vintage

Quilting in a Small Town

Sharing a little local fame and glory!

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Pea Coat Nouveau

Fabric: Navy Blue Wool and silky turquoise lining Pattern: Vogue 8884 View B Year: Classic (this design dates back to the 1700’s) Notions: Gold metallic buttons with a blue center Accessories: Hand crocheted scarf (made by me) Time to complete: a few weeks First … Continue reading

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All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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How to make…. A Blouse with a Bow

Hello and Happy October! Before the weather turns cold, I wanted to make one last light-weight cotton blouse.  I chose Lekala 4452 for it’s vintage style and simplicity. There are only 5 pattern pieces, and no zipper, buttons, or facings. … Continue reading

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I am a contestant in the “Super Online Sewing Match II” !

I threw my hat in the ring at the last minute and was very surprised to receive an email saying that I was one of the 10 sewers out of almost 100 auditions selected to compete in the Super Online Sewing Match … Continue reading

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Roses for your Birthday!

Happy Birthday TMS! What a great year it has been too. I appreciate all of your time and effort in creating and managing this wonderful site. You have given us the opportunity to come together and share our common interests.  Thank … Continue reading

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The Elisabeth Dress

Originally posted on Seam Queen:
I finished my cotton dress for the Fall for Cotton sewing challenge hosted by Roshelle and Tasha. I used the Elisabeth 1950’s dress pattern from the book BurdaStyle VIntage Modern. I really love this book, which…

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Hipster Happy

I made two pairs of PJ’s  for my teen granddaughters this last week. The fabric is a lightweight white stretch knit and the pattern I used was  McCalls 6848. My college class was doing a workshop on fabric dying, so … Continue reading

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That 70’s Dress

That 70’s Dress For my vintage look  for The Monthly Stitch, I selected a pattern printed in 1970. It was the start of a new decade, and the start of  a young woman, me, in my sophomore year of high … Continue reading

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The Birthday Bash!

This week we enjoyed a great Birthday Party Bash for my daughter Kimberly. She rented a house with a pool for the weekend in the lovely town of Sonoma, and invited friends and family to join her. Of course, I … Continue reading

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