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Inspiration: Pocketful of Sunshine

Pocketful of Sunshine can be purchased here. My daughter has decided she's too old for sailor dresses.  That is such a shame because she's always had one in her closet, which is why I wanted to design one.  Nothing beats a sailor dress for instant vintage style. I had a few different ideas kicking around… Continue reading Inspiration: Pocketful of Sunshine

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Inspiration: Petit Four pdf pattern

UDATE*  Pattern now available here When I'm beginning to design a pattern, I often start with piece that greatly inspires me and then I start putting other things that are similar or that I feel will work with the original inspiration into a folder.  I like to see things together because it helps me find… Continue reading Inspiration: Petit Four pdf pattern

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Inspiration: Sweet as Pie and Bare Necessities

UDATE*  Pattern now available here I'm a fan of simple, especially for wardrobe staples.  I like my daughter to wear what I make even if that means that she's going to run through the mud or roll around in the grass with her big brothers.  So, I like to have projects for play clothes that… Continue reading Inspiration: Sweet as Pie and Bare Necessities

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Inspiration: Muttonchop Top and Pretty Pinnie pdf Patterns

UDATE*  Pattern now available here and here The Muttonchop Top pattern, and it's name are inspired by the leg o' mutton sleeves that were popular in the Victorian era.  Some of those sleeves were HUGE!  I needed mine to be more modern because, even though I love a good costume, I prefer pieces that can be… Continue reading Inspiration: Muttonchop Top and Pretty Pinnie pdf Patterns

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Inspiration: Who’s Got the Button pdf pattern

UPDATE*  Pattern now available here It's no secret.  I spend a lot of time looking at vintage dresses and browsing for inspiration on the internet.  When I ran across this on Etsy from My Vintage Wish, I fell in love with the silhouette, especially the back view.  It is such a sweet silhouette and looks… Continue reading Inspiration: Who’s Got the Button pdf pattern