Lucky Lucille™

eleven years and counting

By On August 14, 2014

Greetings! This is a scheduled post because I’ve been away all week at a very special place, doing a very special thing. This is my eleventh consecutive summer volunteering at an overnight… Read More


wiksten jul hat

By On August 11, 2014

Well this project took me way longer than expected but I finished! This is the Jul Hat pattern by Wiksten and I’ve wanted to make it since last year. It’s a really… Read More


there was a lesson learned in that netflix marathon, i swear

By On August 8, 2014

It’s pretty obvious that I’m on a shirt making kick lately. It’s gone beyond that actually. I’m borderline obsessed with trying to find the perfect shirt pattern for myself, one that I… Read More


how to sew a shirt hem with bias tape

By On August 4, 2014

I have a new tutorial on the Craftsy blog that I wanted to share here as well in case you missed it. As I mentioned previously, this is my new favorite method… Read More


reviews and revelations

By On July 31, 2014

By now I’m sure you’ve heard of the new Bronte pattern by Jennifer Lauren. It’s a super cute 40s inspired knit top that’s great for beginners or those new to sewing with… Read More

Casual Vintage Style

flamingos and gingham

By On July 28, 2014

Well I committed the ultimate sewing sin and made this shirt almost a full year ago and have yet to blog about it. I know! I’m sorry! My poor excuse is: it… Read More


cotton and steel mustang shirt

By On July 21, 2014

Well this is probably the coolest shirt I’ve ever made! If I didn’t rave about Cotton & Steel enough in my last post, you’ve got to check out this company! Melody Miller… Read More


weekend work in progress

By On July 18, 2014

I know I’m supposed to be working on my 1940s Rodeo Gal shirt but my Cotton and Steel pre-order just arrived from Hawthorne Threads, so naturally I had to drop everything and… Read More


Hollywood Patterns – March 1941

By On July 17, 2014

Another free download for you! This mini catalog by Hollywood Patterns contains eight pages of vintage sewing inspiration from March, 1941. To purchase original catalogs (just like this one!) and sewing patterns,… Read More


three things

By On July 14, 2014

Well I’m a dummy and I stressed both of my wrists pretty badly this past week. Mostly from a combination of knitting with a cat on my arms, bowling, and typing a… Read More