Wedding Projects: My Me-Made Wedding Dress!

  Hi everybody! I am so, so excited to finally share my wedding dress with you guys! I’ve been waiting to get back our professional wedding pictures so I could really do it justice (trust me, my mirror selfies were not very share-worthy). I had intentions of blogging my progress,[Read more]

My Top 10 Favorite Podcasts to Sew By

    Ok, this is a bit of a departure for a sewing and vintage blog, but lately I’ve been really into podcasts. I especially like to listen to them when I sew (see, it is relevant!). They’re a little more engaging than just listening to music, but I can[Read more]

Say Hello to Mint Green Sewing Machine!

  Hi guys! I’m here with an important message! As you probably have figured out by now, Scavenger Hunt has a new name and a new home. Say hello to Mint Green Sewing Machine!   Ok, what happened was I stupidly let my domain registration expire. It all happened right[Read more]

Sewing Project: Aster Blouse

  Well, it’s June! I kinda can’t believe this month has finally arrived, since I’ve been thinking about it for over a year and a half as we plan our wedding. As you might assume, most of my spare time has been taken up by wedding projects (which I outlined[Read more]

Wedding Projects: Groom’s Vest (Simplicity 2346)

Last week I shared my list of projects I’m working on for our wedding next month. I’m happy to report I’ve finished another one and to share some pictures with you (I’ll make sure to share some great photos of him actually wearing it after the wedding). I decided I[Read more]

My Wedding Project Checklist

    For those of you who didn’t know, I’m getting married this June (in about 2 months!). We got engaged in December of 2013 and while I’ve been collecting things here and there, I hadn’t really gotten into full-on wedding prep mode until 2015 finally arrived, but believe me,[Read more]

Some Back-to-School Sewing

    I was finally able to take classes full-time this semester, which has been something I’ve been working towards for the last year and a half. I decided to make myself some new school accessories to start the year off right! My first project was a new book bag[Read more]

Sewing Project: Pattern Testing the Felicity Dress

A couple of months ago I was asked by the lovely and talented Jennifer Lauren to test out her latest pattern, the Felicity Dress. It’s a really cute little spring/summer number with gathering at the neckline and bias-bound neck and armholes. It comes as a PDF pattern, which you can[Read more]

Sewing Project: A Charley Harper Moneta

     Hi everyone! As you may know, I’m a huge fan of the artist Charley Harper, who did many illustrations in the 1950s and 60s. You may remember I found a cookbook at a thrift store that was illustrated by him and I felt like I hit the jackpot![Read more]

Happy New Year! PS: I’m Still Alive!

Oh my gosh, I have certainly been neglecting my little blog here, haven’t I? Just in case you were anxiously awaiting my posts, and wondering it I went and fell off the face of the planet or something, I’m still here!  I’ve just had the most terrible case of bloggers[Read more]