Loretta Shorts pattern

Loretta Shorts Patreon pattern by Gertie

Get ready for summer! Perfect for the boardwalk or your own backyard paradise, the Loretta shorts feature fabulous pockets and an iconic (and comfortable!) ’50s silhouette. Even better, these shorts are part of the Charm Patterns “L Series,” which means they mix and match with the Lamour Dress and Liz Dress bodices to make your […]

Rose Dressing Gown Expansion pattern

Rose Dressing Gown Patreon pattern by Gertie

It’s quarantine chic! Make a glamorous floor-length dressing gown or a short brunch coat for lounging in style. Inspired by Rose Weissman on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, this project will bring vintage charm to all your days at home. This is an expansion pattern for The Princess Coat. This pattern was originally published on Patreon […]

Embellished Felt Skirts Expansion pattern

Make a trio of lovely embellished and appliquéd felt skirts! These types of skirts were huge in the ’50s (think of Juli-Lynn Charlot and her famous poodle skirt). With assistant designer Melisha Richter and special guest Amy Appell of knitwear design brand Poison Grrls, we were inspired to make three skirts with interesting techniques that […]

Houston and Cottonwood AZ Workshops coming this September

I’m thrilled to announce that I will be coming to Texas and Arizona in September 2019 to teach sessions of my sought-after dressmaking workshops. Houston Workshop (Sew Houston) 7710 Cherry Park F, Houston TX 77095 WAITLIST! Session One Workshop: September 21-22 (Saturday & Sunday), 10:00 am to 6:00 pm WAITLIST! Session Two Workshop:September 23-24 (Monday […]