May 2010 archive

Amy’s Beautiful Romantic Era Dress


Amy's Romantic Era Dress

I made this dress for a school dance last winter. I didn’t decide on my fabric until just a couple days before the event. I had to work quickly to finish in time, which I did, thanks to my mom and my sister! :) I did make some short-cuts–the dress had no back closure until a couple weeks ago so my sister had to sew me into it! Read more…

Nikki’s Theatrical Costumes


Photograph by Thomas Strickland

Hi Jennie, I just wanted to write to you to show you the dresses that came out of our costuming operation for the last show we worked on. My co-costumer Alyssa J. made both a dress from the Elegant Lady’s Closet and the draw-string neckline gown. I have to say, during the run of this […] Read more…

Freebie Friday: What would you like to see?



My son has scanned a bunch of beautiful vintage magazines, pattern covers, and more. We’ll be putting one up this Friday for free before it turns into a Dollar Download. Leave a comment here and let us know what you’d like to see as this Friday’s freebie. Something late Victorian? Edwardian? 1940s? Thanks! Read more…

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