My first 50s wiggle dress

by Yulia on June 14, 2013 · 1 comment

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My first 50s wiggle dress

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Hi! I was born in USSR, growing up in post-soviet-collapse-tough-ninties, nowdays living in capitalistic ;) Ukraine. My Mom was sewing for me and my sister, so we never looked like kids around. At that time I thought it was a thing showing off how poor we were. I grew up and started sewing because this was the only affordable way to dress for me. Now I do it because I love it. Not long ago I have fallen in love with the 50's. I draft my patterns based on old Soviet sewing books.

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Caroline June 14, 2013 at 9:30 am

Nice work! That dress, the style, the fabric is simply stunning!

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