Thursday, January 19, 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 Easter Dress 2016 – 1950s Lilacs Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 2, 2016

Happy belated Easter!  I want to share my latest sewing creation with you all, which is made from one of my favorite fabric prints I’ve used to date. (Fresh Lilacs by Maywood Studio.)   This 1950s dress, made from a vintage mail order pattern, has a Victorian air to it, thanks to the lace insertion […]

title pic Two 1950s Christmas Outfits – Butterick 6285

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 30, 2015

2015 Christmas Outfits – Butterick 6285 Pattern Review Hello Ladies! If you’ve been following my blog for a while you will know that every year I take my mom to tea, and we wear 1950s outfits for the occasion!  Since I got married this year I didn’t have time to sew both of our outfits, […]