Sailor style …. Sew for Victory 2014

by Bellis Winter on April 25, 2014 · 8 comments

in 1940s

my first edition

And my first 40′s  sewing !!!  So I have a challenge, make a sailor outfit with patterns from XXI era….

I hope I made a sucess




A skirt from Colette’s pattern and a top from New look…



It was a really pleasure to sew it and now to wear it

See more pictures on my blog 



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I'm Bellis Winter, always lost in fabrics and colors. I love 40's and 50's, it's so important to be "myself" in clothes to feel better, to be feminine. Sewing all the time, sometimes knitting... I'm french girl who live in the south but love the north

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Bella April 25, 2014 at 5:25 am

Love it! Wow. The fabric for the blouse is wonderful & the sailor skirt is really cute. Thanks.


Bellis Winter April 25, 2014 at 2:42 pm

thank you, I’m so happy that people love the fabric, it was a “coup de foudre” !!!


Deb April 25, 2014 at 11:43 am

Loving both pieces! And agreed with Bella- the blouse fabric is fantastic!


Bellis Winter April 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm

I don’t remember the name of the fabric but If I’ll found… thank you


Reading Goddess April 26, 2014 at 9:41 am

I adore the fabric,too. You did a beautiful job of sewing. I love sew for victory!


Sara April 26, 2014 at 10:10 am

I also wanted to say that I love the blouse fabric. The skirt is really cute, too, and the fit on both looks perfect.


judy April 26, 2014 at 10:07 pm

sew sew cute!!!


Bellis Winter May 9, 2014 at 1:33 am

Thank you ladies, yours comments are so important !!!! It was my first participation Sew for Victory so…


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