The first steps from a vintage sewing pattern to the dream dress

(auf Deutsch lesen) In addition to the re-released vintage patterns by Burda, Butterick, Vogue, etc., there are of course also the vintage pattern that are actually from that time. While individual patterns are very common in the USA and UK, sewing magazines can be found in most German-speaking countries. There was not only Burda, but … More The first steps from a vintage sewing pattern to the dream dress

Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock

(auf Deutsch lesen) *** Cooperation with Karlotta Pink *** “Where do you take a peacock picture?” That was the first question I heard from Sabine. The answer was: “At the zoo“. The peacock became part of my collection of birds, becathat is perfect: The peacock comes originally from India (he is its national animal) and … More Birds as Inspiration – The Beautiful Peacock

#DayAndNightDressChallenge – Stripes & Dresses

(in Deutsch lesen) When Elizabeth (@elizabethmadethis) announced her sewing challenge #dayandnightdresschallenge at the beginning of January, I was just making plans for the year and formulate certain resolutions. Among other things, I’m not a big dress wearer. So, one of my resolutions was to NOT sew a single dress (more or less). That I did … More #DayAndNightDressChallenge – Stripes & Dresses

A citron dress – A small Odyssee to the vintage dress

(verfügbar in Deutsch) First of all, I noticed this dress through the breathtaking ugly fabric of the original model in Beyer Moden April 1962. Of course, I had to show this to my parents. I thought it was horrible, but my mother was immediately enthusiastic about the dress. Not because of the fabric, but because … More A citron dress – A small Odyssee to the vintage dress