Evie

Hello all! I’ve finally finished the vintage maternity top I’ve been working on. I’m really happy with the way it turned out. It’s very comfortable and looks really cute with my skinny jeans, and I think will also work really well with the black pencil skirt I’ve got. I’ve put the buttons on as well, [...]

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Well, I still haven’t taken pictures of the finished wool dress, but I just came upon the pictures of these pants that I made over the summer and never got around to posting. These are another pair of pants made from the ever popular Simplicity 3688. I’ve used the pattern before for a pair of [...]

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I am working on this dress in a brown, floral print, lightweight wool. It’s going to have three-quarter, instead of short, sleeves, but I’m having trouble deciding whether or not to press the pleats all the way, or leave them loose. I don’t generally go for fully pressed pleats, but it might be good to [...]

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This post includes a few different projects, all of which started with the same piece of fabric as inspiration. Some of you may remember this dress that I made last summer. The pattern was one of the Butterick re-issues, and the fabric was a birthday present from my mom a few years ago. It was [...]

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The inspiration for this dress came from a Jacques Griffe design that I have adored for ages. Everything about this photo of actress Suzy Parker I find lovely. The fullness of the skirt, with all those tiny pleats (they almost look like cartridge pleats to me) paired with the simple, clean, satin jacket and dainty black shoes [...]

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In a never ending effort to work through my stack of fabric and projects, I whipped up this little number several weeks ago, allowing me to cross one more thing off my list. The top for this sunsuit is the 1950s Beach Bra Halter Top from Mrs. Depew Vintage. Here again, I didn’t bother to make a [...]

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It’s been a very long time since I posted anything on here (or on my own blog for that matter) but I have several projects from the last few months that I’m working on getting photographed and posted. One of my favorite (and most recent) projects from the past few months is this 1943 nightgown [...]

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