Honky Tonk shirt

Hello everybody  ! Lately I have been listenning to so much western swing / hillbilly I always have some tune playing in my head. And of course, very close in my mind are all the stage clothes. Although they were sometimes way too sparkly or « fringy » for me, and were perfect on stage, I love…

Tailoring process – Nothing’s too good for my baby – part 3

Hi everyone!! Lately I started a project I called « hell in thread » because of the crazy hours I spent on hand stitching. Well at least at first step, then it got other beautiful nicknames haha! This is the second article I write about it, here is the first one, about the pattern and adjustments. I…

Midcentury ball dress!!

Hello everyone! here is one of my last projects. I had in my pattern stock a midcentury style dress I wanted to make for a long time. It’s a Butterick but the enveloppe is not in a good shape and the number is unreadable… It’s a simple straight dress with outside pocketswith just enough details…

The 40s « detective » outfit

Hello everybody! Today I am going to present you one of my latest projects : One that makes me feel like a 1940s detective. (Don’t ask me why, it’s only the strange first feeling I got about it haha! ) Tadaaaa!!    My 40s « detective-secretary » outfit!! This outfit is composed by a silk shirt and…

I am so sorry I have posted nothing for so long… I had a very busy summer and had no time to stop and take pictures, write a post etc…. BUT A new one is coming soon, and the outfit inspired me a little picture…. Suspens!!!!! See you soon!🙂

Nothing’s too good for my baby! part II – 1950s guitar strap!

Hey there! Today, I am going to show you another project for my beloved boyfriend : I wanted to reward him for his first month without cigarette! I’m so proud of him! Congratulations babe!!! The 1950s style guitar strap! The fact is that he is a singer in a rythm and blues/rockabilly/doo wop band, and really love the old school…

The Waikiki dress

Hello! I would like to present one of my latest project : The Waikiki dress! I made it with a printed coton I found on a fabric website Doesn’t it look like it comes from the 40s? And it was at sale price : only 10€/3meters!!! I feel really lucky sometimes haha! When I found…

Awesome friend and 1940s-1950s bag

Hey everyone! I’m back on tracks! I’m so sorry this place has been so dead lately…In this post, I would like to thank a super duper friend of mine !! A few months ago she sent me a picture of it and told me « I found this in my attic, would you be interested in it? »…

1940s coat work

Hey everyone! First of all, NO I’m not dead haha. I have been overwhelmed with school work these last weeks… I spent my days drawing maps and gathering informations for my school project… I enventually found some time to work on my coat but quite more slowly than this summer. As the pattern is a…

fall vs summer

Hi everyone! It’s september, almost fall, and to me it also means « back to school »… BUT I am still on holidays for a few days, so I still have my mind on « summer » mood. So I present two of my last realisations : « Back to school » oufit and High waisted swimsuit! So first, here is…