Posts tagged sew for victory

My finished Sew for Victory dress

Sew for Victory, the 1940s-themed sew-along challenge that Rochelle is running for the second year, has been going strong! And I’m finished up with my project. (Speaking of which, did you see Rochelle’s adorable Tula Pink meets Wearing History blouse yesterday??) A couple of weeks ago you got to see… read more »

My birthday balloon dress (aka Sew for Victory wearable muslin)

Happy birthday to meeee! It’s a pretty great day. Spring is finally here (omg, a few things are even blooming and the grass is slowly turning from brown back to green!). We’re taking a trip to Dublin at the end of the month and I just can’t wait. I have… read more »

My finished Sew for Victory jacket

Oh yeah! I introduce to you the best thing I’ve ever sewn. That’s right, my Sew for Victory jacket is complete! Can you believe it? Be prepared for a bucketload of photos. Because let’s be real here. Internally, I’m actually shouting, “HOLY SHIT I CAN’T BELIEVE I SEWED THIS OMG!!”… read more »

40s jacket progress: the last steps

While you’re not seeing it today, my Sew for Victory jacket is now complete! I’m super anxious to share it with you, but I’m staying on track so I can just share the remaining construction bits. I’m also being sneaky and going to show only up close photos until the… read more »

40s jacket progress: the lining (sewing & attaching)

Well everyone, my Sew for Victory jacket continues! I have never spent so long thinking about and working on a sewing project, so I’m sorry my non-jacket posts are few and far between right now. 😉 I am so close to being finished I can taste it! But today I’m… read more »

40s jacket progress: the outer shell

Last Monday I started cutting out all my pieces for my Sew for Victory jacket. And let me tell you, fabric, underlining and lining… that’s a lot of cutting. Phew. So far things have been going pretty well, so I thought I’d catch you up on the assembly of the… read more »

40s jacket progress: supplies and such

Today is the next installment in my jacket progress for Sew for Victory! First, thank you all SO much for your comments and congratulations on my interview in Knit Now magazine. I’m still kind of reeling from that. 🙂 But back to my project. I’m getting ready to start on… read more »

40s jacket progress: the muslin

Well everyone, I am now fully ensconced in my Sew for Victory jacket project! For my project posts going forward, I’ll add a little sidebar that links back to every post I tag with “sew for victory”. I hope it may help someone in the future watching me take on… read more »

My Sew for Victory project: first steps

I know I don’t frequently talk a whole lot of shop during the construction of the garments I sew or knit, but I was thinking of doing it a bit with my Sew for Victory project. It’s the biggest project I’ve ever undertaken, and I know a lot of you… read more »

I’ll be Sewing for Victory, will you?

If you haven’t heard yet, Rochelle over at Lucy Lucille is hosting a fantastic sew-along, Sew for Victory! It’s a 1940s themed sew-along, so of course I’m in! As you know I already do a fair amount of 1940s sewing, so I wanted to use this sew-along to really challenge… read more »