Showing posts from May, 2014


Okay, so there are some issues. The box shape, shoddy handwork on the skirt, unfinished hems and weird button placement. But, this is just my Muslin "OhdearlordjustgetitfinishedbecauseIcan'twearitinpublicanyway" kind of thing. Viola! My vintage playsuit set put together from three seperate patterns.

Cream Regency Dress


McCalls 6969

Ok, currently Stephanie Lynn is hosting a Play Suit Sew-a-long:

I am inspired by her but hesitant to join on account of, well, whenever I join something I NEVER do it. Coughcough. Ahem. 
So I decided to make a few pieces using some Mccalls patterns and maybe, possibly, come out with a Summer Vacation Playsuit collection. 
Anywho, the first pattern I made is this: 
And mine: 

The fabric is an ADORABLE garden inspired bit I picked up at Goodwill, a cotton Im pretty sure.

And a few of the top which is just adorable:  

I have had to come to terms with my size and shape (Apple, by the by, is not a fun fruit to resemble) and am trying to be more realistic in my sewing. I've got like this weird stubbornness/delusion and have refused to cut out anything other than an 18. Thing is, I'm not an 18 in the sewing world. I'm like, a 20, sometimes a 22 depending on the pattern. My problem is my waist, which is bigger then my hip size and upper bust size too! I'm just built lik…