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Hello! I wanted to share my latest retro creation with you, it’s a two-fabric dress made from a 1945 pattern: I made view B with with view A’s sleeves: You can visit my blog for more info, see you!

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My fun with detachable collars continues!  This time I used McCall’s 1911 from the 1950s again, but I also adapted it to come up with this cute little design. I also had a go with this 1960s pattern – Simplicity 8060. If you want to see more of these sailor collars or want to find out [...]

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Hello Ladies I just purchased these as part of the class engagement process. They are more aligned to your subject Alicia, and if you read down below on the blog, it will tell you about CDV’s, which is what these are. I have asked the seller to send them straight away. Hopefully the class will [...]

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…And the best piece of advice given when he asked how to become a film maker? Make films. This is exactly what I tell people who ask how to become photographers: take pictures. Want to become a chef? Cook food. A doctor? Start operating on people…wait…scratch that…  ~  Elizabeth Halford Oh, and if I want [...]

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I recently finished this lined wool pencil skirt, self-drafted from my skirt sloper. More details can be found on my blog.

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Simplicity 5707 Read more on my blog

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well hello there guys and gals!i recently came into possession of these mystery items, and i was wondering if anyone knows what they are! i got them from my great-aunt rose and she has no clue what they are or how she got them… i thought they were hat pins when i saw them in the bag, [...]

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Wow its been over a week since I have had chance to get my hands on the laptop long enough to do more than check emails.Alot has been done in that time.  So before I get ahead of myself here is the finished Plain Pattern project dress 1. Hosted by newvintageladyMy choice was Butterick 6747 [...]

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Sorry I haven’t been posting lately.  With work and classes back in full swing haven’t had much time.  I do have a few projects in the works though. 2 cowl scarvesFall skirts1 dressChristmas countdown project.And cont. to declutter. So keep your eyes out!

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The pattern is the same one I used for the Vintage Introduction Dress, my new go-to sewing pattern.  My first intention was to make the long sleeve version with the ruffles, but after noticing how lightweight the fabric was I decided to alter to a 3/4 length. Still, the long sleeve version is definitely on my to-do [...]

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