I saw this in the internet and thought I would pass it along – it shows the history of this lace dress! 90 years, 7 girls, 4 generations, and going strong!
Click here to see the video, which is less than 1 minute!
Vaune Read more: 4 Generations of the Same Lace Dress »
Pantone has just announced their 2018 Color Palettes. These are the colors that they ‘predict’ that will be used throughout the clothing and garment industry. The top palette in the picture is dedicated to home dec. The palette names for 2018 are:
Vedure Playful Discretion TECH-nique
Far-fetched Resourceful Intricacy Intensity
The 2018 Color of the Year will not be announced until later in the year, usually about November or December. LAST year’s coor (2017) was Greenery
Stay tuned and see what they will choose,
Read more: 2018 Pantone Color Palettes »
Here she is again – a pink floral this time. Puff sleeves and a ruffle collar! The next picture gets even better!
You can see that she has on a SLIP with her dress…be still my beating heart!
And on to other things –
I have wanted to do more sewing for myself, but always have trouble fitting myself. Even though I am on the small size, I am no where near a standard size. I am short waisted, and have long arms and legs. I read about a personalized dress form,where they scan your body and then make a dress form with your measurements.
Read more: BYD…with a SLIP! 🙂 and Ditto Form picture »
Another beautiful BYD on Princess Charlotte – just reminds me of why I like this dress style so much!
And stay tuned for my dress form! Should be here sometime next week. Will start posting about the process tomorrow
Vaune Read more: Here she is again! and my Ditto Form is on its way. »
OK – now I want to start another basic yoke dress….. can it get any better than this?
Vaune Read more: Rockin’ the BYD (Basic Yoke Dress) »
The Sewing At The Beach website has the classes, brochure, and registration forms posted!
If you scroll down to the bottom of the page, there is a link for the complete SATB Brochure, or you can click here
Hope to see you there!
Read more: Sewing At The Beach info is live! »
I finally received my copy today in the mail! This was such a fun dress to make…. one of my favorites for my Hope Chest!
The picture here does not do it justice. I love, love, love classic Basic Yoke Dresses!
Kits are available on my website. The plate is in the new Classic Sewing Magazine, Fall 2017 issue, and the download is available through your My Account tab at the Classic Sewing Magazine website.
Someone asked about the download instructions, in general, that the magazines tend to be leaning towards these days.
Read more: Button Bits in Classic SewingMagazine »
The new issue of Classic Sewing Magazine is on its way…… My Summer Sprinkles dress is featured in my Beyond the Basic Yoke article. See you I interpretted a Grace Knott plate into this Summer Sprinkle confection!
Read more: Summer Sprinkles in Classic Sewing Magazine, Summer Issue »
First of all, I am on the newsletter / blog lists for other sewing machine brands as well (Janome, Baby Lock, Viking..) and I will pass along any news of their sales as well, when I receive them…
Â Â Â Â The September sale for Bernina is Buy 1 foot, get one 50% off.Â If you are looking for feet …. now is the time.Â The only catch is that it is only good through September 8-12, so act fast if you want to take advantage of this. Read more: September, and another Bernina Foot Sale… »
I have had a chance to play around with my new iron and tickled pink with what I have seen so far! The Velocity 200IR is the newest version of home iron that was just released.
The improvements that have been made make this easier to use, as well as being able to use it longer (not running out of steam and shutting off the auto-off feature). I will go over the features that I like, one by one.
First, there is actually an OFF button. The Digital Velocity, which I have used for 7 years,
Read more: I LOVE my new iron! »