vintage may: beautiful handsewn dress (that i thrifted!)

Since I have a last-minute spot open today on the vintage may tour, I thought I'd share with you all this dress. I spotted it while thrifting with my sister last week. The color was the first thing that jumped out at me. (you know my love affair with teal) Then I noticed the tiny polka dots. Then the beautiful lace, and sweet collar and tie in … [Read more...]

vintage may guest: sewing like mad

I just adore today's guest, Mie, from Sewing Like Mad. She has a fresh sense of style and her fabric pairings are so cheerful! Love what she sews up-quirky and always fun. Just how kids clothes should be! I seriously squealed when I saw what she had made for vintage may. I want to sew one of these up, stat. Maybe if we start a petition she'll … [Read more...]

vintage may: striped shirt dress

Well helloooo there! So lovely to see you again. Welcome back for the second week of Vintage May! This week Kristin and I both sewed something for ourselves! and it was FUN. My first attempt gone awry, I scoured my shelves and found this book, (affiliate link) sent to me awhile ago from a publisher. PERFECT right? I flipped through the pages … [Read more...]

vintage may guest: sanae ishida

today's vintage may guest is the prolific sanae ishida. I can't remember when I first came across her blog, but I am so glad I did. Everything she makes is so deliberate and true to her sense of style. She sews for herself a lot, and it is SO fun to be inspired by her lovely clothing. She also sews the most gorgeous (and comfy looking) … [Read more...]

Vintage May guest: one girl circus

Today's Vintage May guest is the talented Karen, of One Girl Circus! She's a whirlwind of sewing energy-she's got some serious sewing chops too. I love seeing what's she's up to on Instagram-she's always whipping something gorgeous up! This tee she made made me laugh out loud when I saw it. I would LOVE to have the chance to use her book for my … [Read more...]

vintage may guest: sewpony

today's vintage may guest is such a lovely gal. Suz from sewpony! I've known Suz for awhile, she's a gifted sewist and has some really adorable patterns she's released! Even a swimsuit pattern that I can't wait to try when it comes out! Her style is so fresh and fun. I loved perusing her dollhouse post while I've been working on mine. chock full … [Read more...]

vintage may guest: lexi made

You have probably seen Alexia, from Lexi Made, all over blogland-she has an adorable pair of girlies that she sews up the cutest things for! (and a little stud too) Like, literally everything she makes, I say-I'd make/wear that. out loud. to myself. It's embarrassing, but accurate. I just adore her sense of style and her fabric choices are … [Read more...]

vintage may: little wanderers

Vintage May is here, ladies! (and maybe a few gents? my dad at least. ;) We are starting with a bang! Since I was up visiting K and company last weekend, we planned a shoot with BOTH girls and coordinated...accordingly. After a rough start (Sadie and I butting heads, what's new), we got some gems! Both Kristin and I were snapping away trying to … [Read more...]

Vintage May 2014!

If you were wondering if Vintage May would be happening again this need to wonder anymore.'s most definitely on! My co-host Kristin from Skirt as Top and I have been sewing up some fun vintage inspired stuff and we even have an UBER special photo shoot planned. It's going to be awesome/epic, and I don't toss those words … [Read more...]

Vintage May Round up

Well, our second round of Vintage May has come to an end. It was amazing, wouldn't you agree? A huge thanks to my co host, Kristin! A blog series is a lot of work, but it's always fun working with her! Hop over to her blog to see her flickr round up! (and hear about our cute girls-they're pen pals and are already fast friends) Also a huge THANK … [Read more...]