Where have I been? Getting new repros ready!

Hi everyone. It's been an MIA week for me. I've been doing some thinking, taking some personal time, and taking long walks to clear my thoughts. It's enjoyable walking around and looking at the people, buildings and whatnot. I've been snapping photos of ignored LA, and I'll post pics every now and then.

Some good things have happened in my Etsy store. I've had my 600th order, and FINALLY my 1000th store bookmark! Yay! *whew* That was an uphill climb! I have to thank everyone who has supported me in this, I sincerely appreciate it.



I've been looking through my personal pattern collection and gathering some I've wanted to put into reproduction for a while. I have about 5 in the pipeline, and I'm starting out the new patterns with a real great sport dress from the 30s.


The pattern is a button side dress with optional revers, short or long sleeve, and a great kerchief. It's a 46 bust, 40 waist, 50 hip pattern. How awesome is that! This pattern has a lot of pieces, and I'd like to say I actually make money from these patterns, but I don't. So for those that would like to see this pattern come to print, I'll need some advanced help.

I need to have two pre-orders to cover the printing costs. I'm excited about this one and hope everyone else is too. Other's I have in the waits are another 40s day dress, a great asymmetrical 30s day dress, and a 30s day dress with apron. As usual all over 40 bust.

**Made an order to cover the printing costs!!**
I tip my hat to the plus size vintage sewing community, you all are awesome! Thanks so much!

That's about it for me this go around. 
Hope everyone is having a great week's end, and is excited about the weekend!

4 comments:

  1. Way to go, Shelley! I completely neglect my Etsy store.

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  2. This is a gorgeous pattern. You do such awesome work. :)

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  3. Thanks! Im really excited about this one, and I think I'm going to make it soon. It has a lot of fold facings on the side fronts where the buttons are, which make the pieces larger, but also make a cleaner line. Its an amazing detail that I just love. No seam bulk on the fold, hurrah!

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  4. I'd love to preorder this one!! It's just what I've been looking for!

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