Blouses

My goal of sewing more separates this year is going well. And I’ve finished up my first fall separate! It’s a 1950s blouse made from white rayon. The pattern I used is Advance 5900. I wasn’t quite sure about the high neckline but I think as long as I don’t wear it with pants, I [...]

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Today a weird sleeves shirt from the book Couture Vintage by Tonje Thoresen. See more on Cafekam’s blog Have a nice day ! Camille

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Hello everybody! Although I still want to sew summer clothes, I had to get ready for school! Here are my school and beach clothes!!     I made me a 1940s outfit from two patterns : Simplicity 3688 for the pair of trousers, and Advance 3047 for the blouse. I used black synthetic and fluid [...]

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I finally made a blouse to match the suspender skirt that I sewed a few weeks ago and chose the same black fabric for the collar of the blouse that I had used for the skirt. I had bought the black and white floral cotton at the beginning of summer at the fabric market in Cologne [...]

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hi dolls! My name is Ines and I’m from Lisbon, Portugal. I’m a beauty and vintage fashion blogger (you can check my blog here www.madameturbante.blogspot.com ) More recently I discovered the wonderful world of sewing! Both my grandmothers were seamstresses, and I always have been interested in this kind of art, but I was very [...]

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Hello everybody! With the hot days of this summer, even here in northern France, lightweight blouses are quite welcome! Lately, I purchased one lot of vintage patterns, and one of these is this one, simplicity 2027. What’s great with it is that, according to the type of fabric you use, you can get really different [...]

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I was lucky enough to be asked to test another Blue Ginger Doll pattern a few months back and now that it’s been released, I can finally show you my version of Abbey’s newest pattern, the Mae Blouse. It’s a beautiful 1940s inspired blouse with a scalloped neckline (who doesn’t love a good scallop, of the edible and [...]

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Hello!  I have been following this blog for a while, but haven’t had the nerve to post until now!  I typically sew 1950s dresses and circle skirts, but when I saw Simplicity 1590, I knew I had to give the ’40s a try.  After nearly an hour of searching JoAnn’s sales racks, I found a [...]

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This is the second garment I’ve made using Butterick B5895 – one of the vintage styled Patterns by Gertie range. I’d previously made a pair of stretch denim Capris from the pattern and planned on making a gingham tie front blouse to match. Then I saw Bea’s beautiful combo on WeSewRetro and my mind was made up! [...]

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Just a quick post to show off a new top that I’ve made! I just adore this BBQ print fabric. I made a dress from it earlier this year and I just had enough extra fabric to make this sleeveless top. The pattern I used was Advance 8511 but it would be super easy to [...]

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