Beetle Wing Gown: The Bodice

My skirt overlay was finished so it was time to move on to the bodice. With my base fabric being charmeuse — which is soft and drapey — I knew I was going to need to add some body and structure. To keep the dress on my body and act as my undergarment, I would … More Beetle Wing Gown: The Bodice


Where have I been?

I am terrible at keeping up with blogs. I have tried a few times to get one going but I always lose momentum and motivation. After all, I would rather be doing things than writing about them! But I strangely find a little more down time on my hands lately (hee hee, ha ha, cry). … More Where have I been?

Vintage Style: Clara Dress pattern by Designer Stitch

I participated in a pattern test for Designer Stitch, once again, and this one… well, she knocked it out of the park! Home run! This dress has a vintage vibe, which you can carry through with a fabric choice that reflects that style; or make it modern while maintaining that classy cut of the dress. … More Vintage Style: Clara Dress pattern by Designer Stitch