Lucky Lucille™

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


short vintage hair

By On July 9, 2014

Every vintage era has at least one iconic hair cut or style that defines the period. Some decades are known for short hair and some aren’t, but the truth is: some women… Read More


bias tape is my friend

By On July 7, 2014

After sharing photos of my Fourth of July button-up shirt, a few of you wanted to see how I used bias tape on the neckline and hem. I also recently wrote a… Read More



By On July 6, 2014

Yes I’m totally exploiting my brother’s fat cat in order to lure you in and take a peek haha! New Look! Lucky Lucille had a mini upgrade this weekend in order to… Read More