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Let’s pretend.
It’s 1941 an this little girl’s daddy is a soldier and is coming home on leave today.
Her name is Darla.
Mommy and Darla came to the station early and Darla wants to look at the train tracks.
Mommy made a dress especially for today!
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This is a dress I designed for the Burdastyle Vintage Modern Challenge. I was inspired by the migrants from the midwest who populated the ranch area in California where I live. To see more visit my blog
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The pattern used. Cute , no?

This is a raspberry tailored overcoat I made for my two year old from this 1942 pattern below.

This is a little dress I designed to match the lining on Gigi

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Sorry for these tiny pics.I am having the hardest time figuring out WordPress! I will eventually figure it out.

Here is Lily in her 1942 Du Barry dress I made for her.

She loves her curlers!

Have a great weekend!

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