Dior New Look inspired suit

by cawmags on January 26, 2014 · 6 comments

in 1940s,1950s,Vintage Sewing

 

This is my favourite make so far, a dior inspired suit from Gertie’s Book for Better Sewing.  The jacket was made from a vintage find which cost £5, and its pictured with two six panelled skirts; one in crepe and one in boiled wool, lovely and cosy. I really like the nipped in waist look, so flattering!  More on my blog here.

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Claire January 27, 2014 at 2:51 am

I really like this and your choice of fabric is great!

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Julia @ Pennies & Paper January 27, 2014 at 10:14 am

Oooo I love this jacket! And both the looks are perfect :)

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Lazy Seamstress January 27, 2014 at 11:35 am

Beautiful jacket, I too love that nipped in waist, and the fabric is such a lovely colour.

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Kelina January 29, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Very nice fitting – love the silhouette with the fur! The link to your blog appears to not work. Can you let us know what the address is? Would love to see it.

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Draped in Cloudlets January 30, 2014 at 3:24 pm

So pretty!

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Maggie cawthorn February 2, 2014 at 5:02 am

Couldn’t get the blog link to work! If you would like to visit its
magscreativemeanderings.blogspot.co.uk

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