Now that I’m sure that the pattern for my graduation dress is right, I can crack on with making the real thing. The practice toile for my dress was a bit time consuming,… Continue reading
My desire for a killer dress for graduation, as well as my own insatiable need to look just like Joan from Mad Men, has brought me to the decision me to sew my… Continue reading
The much celebrated British designer, Norman Hartnell, has been synonymous with elegance and glamour since the 1930s. As the royal dressmaker to the Queen, he was naturally the first choice to design H.… Continue reading
I have been buying vintage patterns online again, and this time I think I may just have found another pattern for a Joan dress. Simplicity 5790 has a gorgeous plunging neckline, revealing an… Continue reading
Carey Mulligan looks every inch the roaring twenties flapper girl in this gorgeous photo. I can’t wait for the film to come out so we can see more outfits like this!