Sunday, January 21, 2018

title pic Life is too Short to Wear Frumpy Clothes – Dress Up!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 5, 2014

Why Don’t We Dress Up Anymore? I love dressing up!  I like to put time into my appearance and feel presentable when I go out of the house, but sadly most people today don’t agree with me.  In fact, I finally stopped asking about dress codes last year because I was tired of being told, “Oh, you know, just […]

title pic An Elegant Peach Blouse – McCalls 6399

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on March 16, 2012

A Modest Lacy Peach Blouse – McCalls 6399 Pattern Review This feminine blouse was made using McCalls Pattern 6399, designed by Pati Palmer for the Palmer/Pletsch line of patterns.  I have a fondness for Pati’s patterns, not only because I learned to sew at her school years ago, but also because her designs are specifically constructed to fit you perfectly (with […]

title pic The Overnight Wedding Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on February 27, 2012

How I Sewed Two Dresses in Under Twenty Hours Well, it all started when my bachelor brother called home last fall to announce he had met this girl named Sophia – and had plans of marrying her someday. “Someday” soon turned to “this summer”, and in early winter we celebrated their engagement.  Their wedding date was set […]