Expand the possibilities of the free Harlow Pajamas pattern with this statement sleeve! You’ll feel fabulous in this batwing silhouette. This pattern was originally published on Patreon on July 1, 2020.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Expand the possibilities of your Rita Blouse with this statement sleeve! Make it in lace for a little extra drama. This pattern was originally published on Patreon on Apr. 1, 2020.
This cute little layering piece is perfect for pairing with your vintage-style dresses and skirts! It will take you gracefully through seasonal transitions while looking adorable at the same time. This pattern was originally published on Patreon on Mar. 1, 2020.
We’ve added a hood to our new Princess Coat pattern! Make it in water-resistant fabric for a fabulous raincoat or use a snuggly wool to keep your ears toasty warm all winter long. This pattern was originally published on Patreon on Jan. 30, 2020.
UPDATE 12/9/19: All retreats are currently full. You can still fill out the form to be added to the wait list for any of the retreats. Thank you so much! xo, Gertie What: A long weekend (Friday through Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm each day) devoted to dressmaking techniques in New York’s beautiful Hudson […]
Please join me for a little tea party in Berlin! Wear your favorite dress and enjoy a couple hours of socializing and sewing talk. You can even get a copy of Gertie Sews Jiffy Dresses signed. Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Where: Wahrhaft Nahrhaft, Revaler Str. 16, 10245 Berlin Cost: 15 Euros per person, includes […]
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 […]