urban rustic

      Another dress from the 70′s this time in a jersey fabric! Have a look at www.themakingsofanurbanrustic.blogspot.com for some more pictures. Thanks!

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I have just finished this for my daughter from some fabric I had hanging around,but it is definitely one to save for the summer months…so lets hope it will be a hot one. The pattern dates from 1965 and was a doddle to sew… ….I even enjoyed sewing all the liitle beads onto the bodice. [...]

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Following on from Time and Again’s bathing suit pattern from 1947 and her timeline suggestion here is a skirt from the 1956 timeline slot aka Simplicity 1688. I made this about two or three years ago and was my first venture into vintage patterns.I haven’t really worn it this winter as I seem to have [...]

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It has been awhile (yet again) since I have contributed to WeSewRetro so as I have just finished this dress I thought that I would post about it here too. I can’t pinpoint a date exactly at the moment other than the 70′s but it is an empire line dress with Bishop sleeves finishing with [...]

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This is the first time I have contributed to this new site and it has been a very long while since the last time I posted on Sew Retro. Anyway,this outfit is a combination of ┬áSimplicity 7260 and Kwik Sew 737 both dating from the 70′s and can be seen on my blog www.themakingsofanurbanrustic.blogspot.com Thanks! [...]

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MMJ11 Day 4 and yet another maxi skirt.This is lots of fun and it is very inspring to see all the wonderful items other sewers,knitters and crocheters have produced! Have a look if you are interested along with other stuff on my blog. Enjoy the week end! Thanks,Catherine.

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A hip hugging mini skirt from 1967…but I didn’t make it too mini! More pictures and other bits and bobs I have made lately on my blog if any one cares to take a look. Catherine.x

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Not one that I have made unfortunately but a little vintage number I recently purchased that is so very pretty I thought it might be nice to share.Just a few pictures on my blog if any one is interested.Thanks! Catherine.x

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This is what I made last Friday from two patterns dating from the 1970′s and I am quite pleased with the result.Just a few pictures on my blog. Thanks, Catherine.

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Hello there.I have just made this blouse over the weekend and if any one is interested there are a couple more pictures on my blog. Thanks! Catherine.

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