Vintage Vogue V1136

by picotbytorhild on May 25, 2014 · 6 comments

in Vintage Sewing

It has taken me a while, to sew the black dress with lace details at the front and the back. I sewed sequins on the lace to make it more party-like.

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I spend every free moment by the sewing machine or with my crochet needles. I love vintage, so of course, every piece I make is inspired by past times. The period from 1880 to 1940 is my favourite. When I crochet I use old patterns as a starting point, then I improvise to make my own design, for jewels such as earrings, rings, lapel flowers, necklaces. And I crochet collars in a very vintage 1880s style. I crochet only in ecological linen thread and silk thread which I have inhereted from my mother, to be aware of the environment is very important to me. I live in Solna, Sweden.

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Pat Bankowski May 25, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Very pretty lace work!


picotbytorhild June 4, 2014 at 10:51 am

I alterned the pattern beacause I wanted the back to be like a surprise. The front is rather simple, the back is in contrast much more “interesting”.


Anonymous May 27, 2014 at 5:17 am

It’s beautiful, love the lace details on the back.


picotbytorhild June 4, 2014 at 10:48 am



ooobop! May 28, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Gorgeous work :-)


picotbytorhild June 4, 2014 at 10:47 am

Thank you so much! I can’t wait to start sewing again, but I lack time.


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