Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Butterick 6815 A

Im swooning over that dress collar peeking out over the coat collar! Today's featured pattern is Butterick's 6815 A. It was featured in the Butterick Pattern Book, in the Spring of 1954. It features a flare-skirted coat and dress ensemble. The fashion spotlight is on the ensemble - it's an all-day duo. The dress is soft [...]

Vintage Pattern Spotlight: Simplicity 4105 A

Can we just stop and admire those buttons!? Aside from that gorgeous detail, here's why we love the vintage Simplicity 4105 A pattern: Circa 1952, this Misses' and Women's One-Piece Dress, boasts full length side button closure. View 1 features short cuffed sleeves. View 2, has an optional appliqué transfer and a large patch pocket. [...]

Stitch Bitch

From the moment I heard the reserved cadency from the rise and fall of the presser foot and all of its shiny chrome components, I knew that she had to be mine. 'She,' being a circa 1955 Singer sewing machine with the shiny black paint and the iconic gold filigree decals placed in all of the right [...]