The Kimono and Obi are finished and it’s time to turn my attention to the Ladies Afternoon Wrap (Vintage Pattern Lending Library pattern #0291). I wanted a wrap to wear […]
1. Pattern name: modified 1912 Corset Cover 2. Sewer’s skill level: intermediate 3. Pattern rating: 4 for the original & modified versions- better than average- The pattern is flattering but […]
After a bit of a wait, my Duster and Slip patterns arrived last week. Perfect timing, since I just finished costuming a HS production of 42nd Street. I have a […]
Here we are in all of it’s glory the Ladies Wrap finished. This turned into an epic project simply because I veered away from the instructions which resulted in a […]
Ladies Duster Coat – #402 Lined Coat with large cuffs, pockets and contrasting trim. Please use this page for comments and this category for blog posts on this pattern. To […]
#0219 – A Ladies Blouse This blouse without a lining is made of checked fabric in blue, green and white. The detachable collar is made of stiff white linen.
Ladies Blouse – #1000 This pattern has been moved to this page. Please update your bookmarks.
The pattern is created for a 36″ ribcage, I am a 33″. First mock-up too large. Decrease seam allowances by one half-inch. With additional decrease of the shoulder strap by two […]
#1002 – Ladies Traveling Suit This model is made of brown striped fabric with the stripes being of a lighter shade. The jacket is trimmed with ball-shaped buttons, and is […]
The 1912 evening gown made from the Princess Slip pattern is finished. The blog post, with lots of pictures, is here: http://dressmakersmuse.blogspot.com/2012/03/1912-evening-gown-finished.html