Just a quick post today! I thought I’d share with you an embroidery I designed for a bride earlier this year. The great part of my job is working closely with my brides and to design their “dream dress”. This bride wanted to incorporate birds, rainbows, hearts and possibly a My Little Pony! onto a 1950s… Continue reading Lovebirds and Rainbows
Earlier this year I had the great pleasure to work with two very different photographers. Jenny Owens and Gemma McneilGreig. The models all wore dresses designed and made by my fair hands!…Lisa Sheridan I would like to share with you the photos that were taken. The first shoot was on the beach in Southsea, Portsmouth. It… Continue reading Photoshoots!
Hi all…..yes I know it’s been ages since my last post! I’ve just been flat out creating and making for either Brides, their bridesmaids or even their mothers! Been fun, but some things get neglected! I have managed though in between jobs to make a pattern and made this lovely wrap skirt. Whilst trawling… Continue reading 50’s Wrap Skirt
Can the dress I made for myself compete with these red dresses worn at the oscars??! I’d like to think so! I absolutely love red, I think it is the most flattering colour that anyone can wear… Here is my dress that I made for an event which I attended at the weekend… I made it from… Continue reading My Red Dress!
I thought I’d share some more of my dresses that I have recently made for a wonderfully entertaining lady Dawn Gracie of Dawns Vintage Do, as featured below.She is a fantastic entertainer and I highly recommend her if you are planning a Wedding or an Event with a vintage theme. I based the designs of… Continue reading Bespoke Dresses
I’ve spent this weekend making some decorations for my tree, as I love homemade decorations! They were made from scraps and bits and bobs that I have laying about in my work room. And I thought that it would be nice to share with you how I made them and I’ve included a free template… Continue reading Vintage Christmas decorations
I just thought I’d share with you a wonderful Christmas outfit I made for a performer Dawn of Dawns Vintage Do I based it on 1950s styling, adding spiral boning at the bust to give that extra support! The dress was made in a lovely Christmas red cotton sateen fabric and the cape in a… Continue reading Christmas is here!