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+ + + I recently finished this black denim suspender skirt from a 50s pattern. More information can be found on my blog.

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+ + + Pattern used: + + + I just finished this suspender skirt from McCalls 3730, 1956. I’ve wanted a suspender skirt for a long time, it’s pretty versatile and unique. More information and a pattern review can be found on my blog.

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Still not sure how flattering rolls are with my thick hair, but this will have to do for now. I think I’ve finally gotten over my vintage fashion-rebellion and am going back to what I’ve been sewing before. I’m slowly getting over my fear of color as well, but so far have been sticking to [...]

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Front view. + + + Side view. + + + Pattern used: I recently finished this blouse in swiss dot. More information can be found on my blog.

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Front view. + + + Pattern used. + + + I recently finished this dress using McCall’s 4994 from 1959. More information can be found on my blog.

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Front view #1. + + + Front view #2. + + + Pattern used: + + + I recently finished this sundress from some polka-dot rayon. Construction details can be found on my blog.

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The Facts: Fabric: Cotton shirting bought over four years ago that I found while cleaning out my closet, about $4/yard Pattern: Simplicity 1554 Year: 1945 Notions: black plastic buttons, $1 Time to complete: 6 hours First worn: Hasn’t been worn yet! Wear again? Yes! Total price: $5? Pattern used: I found this already-cut plaid cotton [...]

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My Halloween costume this year was The Black Dahlia.”The Black Dahlia” was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short, a woman who was found mutilated and gruesomely murdered in the mid 1940s. Everything is thrifted and cobbled together except for the pencil skirt, which was homemade. More information can be found on my blog.

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I recently finished this late 50s/early 60s dress for a work event using Simplicity 4774. Pattern used: More information can be found on my blog.

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I recently finished drafting these cigarette pants. More information can be found on my blog.

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