Scavenger Hunt is officially one year old today! In honor of this momentous occasion, I’m hosting my first giveaway to show my appreciation to all of you. I’m giving away five of my vintage patterns to one lucky reader! I’ve enjoyed this past year of blogging so much! After being[Read more]
Happy Easter everyone! What are your plans? We’re going to a family barbeque, though unfortunately it’s raining here today.Have any of you fellow sewing enthusiasts heard of the contest that Collette Patterns is holding for their new Laurel pattern? I think don’t have too much hope of winning, but I[Read more]
On Friday I debated about doing a little thrifting after work. Luckily, the bargain hunter in me won out, and I’m so glad it did, because I ended up finding all of these: Sometimes I can’t believe the stuff I find in thrift stores! The majority of these date from[Read more]
Hi, how was everyone’s Halloween? Mine was fun but tiring- I spent most of the day at work (I work at a day program for developmentally disabled adults) where we had a Halloween party for all of the participants that included pizza, candy, and dancing. I wore my cowgirl costume[Read more]
I spent a good chunk of my weekend adding new items to the shop, including a bunch of my coolest vintage pattern finds. For all of you sewers and vintage lovers, all of these are now in the shop! Click on any image for the listing link. Hope you’re all[Read more]
For your enjoyment, here’s the second installment of my vintage patterns: Enjoy and have a great weekend!
Years ago, when I was just starting to learn to sew, I started buying a lot of vintage patterns online, hoping to make them someday even though I knew my skill level was nowhere near that at the time. I’ve ended up amassing quite a collection and I’d like to[Read more]
This was a project I did for my apparel construction class last semester. We had to do a collared shirt, but of course I had to do a shirt dress. I really wanted to try one of my vintage patterns, but my teacher (probably for her own sanity as well[Read more]