Tag Archives: Patterns by Gertie

Turquoise Treasure Pin Up Dress

What Pattern did you use? I used  Patterns by Gertie for Butterick  _ 5953. It is a fitted vintage inspired wrap dress with front bands, and a slightly shaped right front. The left front crosses underneath the right and ties to the side seam. There … Continue reading

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The Best Thing I’ve Ever Sewn

I’m competing in the Super Online Sewing Match II hosted by Sew Mama Sew and I have made it to Round Four. In between each round the contestants are asked to answer a sewing related question. For Round Four, the … Continue reading

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Me and The Inspirational Tim Gunn!

I attended a discussion and book signing of the well-know television personality and author, Tim Gunn at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. My daughter works for the Commonwealth Club, the oldest and largest public forum in the U.S. She treated … Continue reading

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