I made this shirtdress in 2015 using McCalls 6891, view A, and the fabric is a cotton linen blend. The pattern went together beautifully, and it has POCKETS. Two of them. Nice big ones. It is supposed to have buttons and buttonholes down the front, but I wasn’t very confident with button holes when I made … Continue reading Shirtdress


1912 Day Dress

This is my latest dress; a 1912 day dress which I wore to the Lanterman Ragtime Tea Dance in Pasadena last weekend. I used Retro Butterick 6093, and did the bodice of view A with the skirt of view B. The main peach fabric is casa crepe and the white is a lightweight cotton stripe … Continue reading 1912 Day Dress