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A Quick Update

Here’s a quick peek at some new designs, while a take a wee break from the never ending flood of custom orders I swimming in right now.

This is a version of my Yvonne swing dress in a new fabric!

And then a version of my Greaser Girl dress in


New Vintage Style Apron Pattern, plus a freebie!

I am happy to share the newest WhatTheCraft Pattern has arrived in the shop! It’s a vintage style apron with lots of retro flair- a flouncy twirly circle skirt, sweetheart bust, ruffled hem, and adjustable neck and waist ties!

And to compliment the apron, I’ve also released a free pattern


I’m Alive!

Pardon my lackadaisical posting habits, I am experiencing an unprecedented custom order boom. Usually the first few months of the year are slower for me, but good GOD, not this year. Plus it’s nearing the end of March and I’m not trying to panic over how much garden prep I have NOT done yet.



Handmade Showcase: Red Hot

Most of the country is experiencing a heatwave of immensely sweaty proportions (it’s so humid here, our air conditioning is causing our windows to drip with condensation), so I decided to fight fire with fire with this red hot handmade showcase!

Punk Rock Octo-plushie by jaynedanger


Dark Faerie Red Black Nurse TuTu


WhatTheCraft Handmade Giveaway – FabulouslyFierce lampshade

This week’s WhatTheCraft Giveaway is sponsored by Kylie of FabulouslyFierce, who is offering her delicious Sweet Cherries lampshade to one lucky winner! I have two of her lamps and they are by far the coolest decor items in my entire house!


Featured Indie Designer – Zombie Kitten

Rockabilly cuteness by Shelley of Zombie Kitten!

Your Name: Shelley Smatana Age: 32 Hometown: Houston, TX Current Location: Los Angeles, CA

How did your interest in fashion begin? Subcultures were what got me into fashion. I love youth uprisings that have their own politics, fashion and music and their opposition to the values of the