Retro Pattern to Trendy Skirt – Vintage Vogue 8907

My sister in law sent me a vintage Vogue pattern purchased in the early 80's.  I loved the lines of the skirt and it was the perfect style for some heavy woven fabric with a reverse weave design on the back side.

My sister in law sent me a vintage Vogue pattern purchased in the early 80’s. I loved the lines of the skirt and it was the perfect style for some heavy woven fabric with a reverse weave design on the back side.

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Time to Get Your Cowgirl On! Variations on McCalls 6331

As we move into fall, it is time to think about wearing boots again .  I combined elements of three patterns to make this flirty cowgirl dress to rock those boots.

As we move into fall, it is time to think about wearing boots again . I combined elements of three patterns to make this flirty cowgirl dress to rock those boots.

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A cowgirl bag!

A cowgirl bag!

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Sleep Sets for the Crane Kids!

A sleep set for Little Brother!

A sleep set for Little Brother!

Frozen themed sleep set for Vivie.

Frozen themed sleep set for Vivie.

 

Hearts and Tie Dye for Georgie.

Hearts and Tie Dye for Georgie.

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McCalls 6272 – Frozen Fabric in tunic and leggings

I finally got my hands on some of the Disney copyrighted "Frozen" fabric.  It is a polyester knit, of all things!  So I made a tunic and leggings for my 6 year old granddaughter who is a big Frozen Fan.

I finally got my hands on some of the Disney copyrighted “Frozen” fabric. It is a polyester knit, of all things! So I made a tunic and leggings for my 6 year old granddaughter who is a big Frozen Fan.

I had enough fabric to make a sister dress from the same fabric for my 8 year old granddaughter.

I had enough fabric to make a sister dress from the same fabric for my 8 year old granddaughter.

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Three patterns and a flounce in black and white! Simplicity 1803, 1799,2176

In project runway style, I combined elements of three different Project Runway patterns by Simplicity and drafted a two layer flounce for the hem band to create a flirty dress in black and while.

In project runway style, I combined elements of three different Project Runway patterns by Simplicity and drafted a two layer flounce for the hem band to create a flirty dress in black and while.

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Another shirt for the Sister-in-Law – Simplicity 9200

This pattern with its separate cuffs and collar inspired me to try another black and white themed blouse for my sister-in-law.

This pattern with its separate cuffs and collar inspired me to try another black and white themed blouse for my sister-in-law.

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The shirt arrived and it fits!  Yeah!

The shirt arrived and it fits! Yeah!

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So Sew Easy Wrap Dress

 

 

I saw this free pattern and had some leftover fabric from another project in my stash so I gave it a try one evening!  I was off to work in it the next day.

I saw this free pattern and had some leftover fabric from another project in my stash so I gave it a try one evening! I was off to work in it the next day.

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