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Hi Sew Retro readers! I am inviting you to my pencil skirt drafting and sew-a-long starting next Friday at Sew Country Chick. If you would like more information please click here. I hope you join me!

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Hi Sew Retro readers! Here is my version of Butterick 6582 I am blogging about here. Also If you would like to join in on my sewing linky party please stop by! Justine

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Pattern Used: Collette Oolong Fabric Used: Purple velvet from an estate sale. Time taken to make:  Probably about eight years since I took the bodice apart after it was remade and redraped and cut the bodice.  Overall Notes: So I went a little nuts over this pattern. Third time is the charm I guess! Obviously [...]

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This refashion started out as a long, lace, very conservative dress begging to be remade into a saucy little sixties minidress. To see details visit Sew Country Chick  

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I love the sweet and old-fashioned styles for children from yesteryear. This Advance pattern from the 40′s was a fun project with it’s mini grown-up style. How many modern patterns for little girls have bound buttonholes and shoulder pads? To see more visit me at Sew Country Chick.

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Here is Miss Barbie in her silk taffeta evening gown made by my little Miss Lily with  some help from me. The fisheye darts and tiny pleats were a challenge for her but a big learning experience ! If you are trying to teach your kids to sew this is a great type of project. [...]

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Mail order pattern , early 1940′s Hi Refashion Coop readers! I made this dress from a tablecloth I got at the thrift shop and used all vintage notions for the details and a 1940′s sewing pattern. To see more visit my blog Sew Country Chick. And to win the pattern below visit my giveaway here.

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Hi sew Retro readers ! I’m inviting you to come check out my Giveaway for the classic Walkabout Dress pattern originally designed in 1952. This is a Retro reissue pattern. Stop on by! Sew Country Chick

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I have a hard time finding bathing suits that fit properly. I wanted a two piece but something more modest. Vintage bathing suits have a lot of style plus they give good coverage. I found the top to my bathing suit at a little shop in town that’s almost never open. It’s from the forties [...]

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Before: A dorky nineties dress but I DID like that fabric. After: A forties style shirtwaist with a six gore skirt! See you soon! Justine from Sew Country chick

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