Gertie’s Shirtwaist Dress – FINISHED (ish)


I hate unfinished projects. They weigh on my mind and give me a perpetual sense of guilt for starting something and not seeing it through.

That’s why I have spent upwards of 40 hours on this damned dress. And you know what? It doesn’t even fit. Continue reading


Gertie’s Pencil Skirt – FINISHED

Yippee! I am happy to be able to show off one of the products of my sewing holiday! For about a week all I had to do was slipstitch the hem but I kept putting it off until I was going to have a night in front of the TV… didn’t happen on my holiday, so last night I managed to JUST finish the hand stitching in my dinner break at work. Of course, I wore the skirt to work the very next day!

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