Learn to sew vintage-style garments and make a day dress complete with 1950's-era details. Vintage sewing expert Laura Nash guides you through pattern preparation and personalized bust and length alterations. Laura will be there every step of the way as you construct your timeless bodice with a lining, gathered sleeves and a contrasting trim. Then, sew your flared skirt with patch pockets, and gather it into your bodice before adding a waist stay and lapped zipper. Hand-finish your skirt in retro fashion by easing in the wide circle skirt hem in one simple step. As a bonus, you'll learn to create a custom petticoat that gives your skirt perfect vintage flair.
Oct 05, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014
Inspired by the stylishness of Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" I designed this hat to go with the Phantom Pattern photo shoot several years ago, so I thought- why not make that into a PDF? Let the Giveaway Begin! Join in a friendly hat making competition! We have 4 categories with prizes valued at $40 each. Winners determined by public vote. DOWNLOAD THE FREE PATTERN HERE: http://www.sewchicpatterns.com/free.html GET THE FULL DETAILS HERE: http://www.sewchicpatterns.blogspot.com/2014/10/sew-chic-hat-sewing-and-design-contest.html STAY IN TOUCH ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SewChicPatternCo