EileensBasement

I made this dress back in March of 2010 and only realized this weekend when I decided to wear it that it has been unblogged and largely unloved. Well no more! It’s made from a gorgeous vintage rayon material. The hand of the fabric is oh so fabulous and it’s so cool to wear on [...]

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Hi folks! I wanted to post and show off my latest vintage creation. I used the Butterick Repro 5748 for the bodice and I used vintage Simplicity 4252 for the skirt. I wanted a more fitted skirt because my fabric, which I bought thinking was a regular cotton (that’ll teach me to read the full [...]

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My name is Eileen and this is my first post here, though I’ve been a reader for at least a year now. I love this site and I really enjoy seeing all the things folks make. I’ve been wearing vintage since the mid 1990s and sewing since way before that but it wasn’t until a [...]

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