Tuesday, January 17, 2017

title pic Simplicity 8051 Retro Pattern Review!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on July 12, 2016

If you follow the new pattern collections that are released by the “Big Four” pattern companies every year, you were probably just as excited as I was when they released this new Simplicity 8051 design earlier this year! I feel like Simplicity’s retro reprint collection is hit and miss as far as authenticity and photo […]

title pic A 1940s Dress for a WWII Dance

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 30, 2016

Happy Memorial Day!   Here is my 1940s dress which I sewed for a WWII themed dance that my husband and I attended!  I sewed it from an extremely rare vintage Butterick Pattern 9218 using a lipstick red rayon print. The bodice has very intricate shirring at the sleeves. As you can see, the original […]

title pic The Laendler – My Wedding Dance Video! :)

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on May 17, 2016

Hello, Ladies! I’m so happy to share my wedding dance video with you!  From the time I was fourteen years old, I knew I just had to dance “The Laendler” (from The Sound of Music) at my wedding.  After I became an adult, I figured that it might be a girlish dream and that I may have […]