1940

Woot for another successful sew along! My project for the Fall for Cotton sew along was this great gray corduroy skirt c. 1940. I made it to go with this great rayon printed blouse. Both are made from DuBarry 5909. I’m very happy with these two separates. I’m sure they’ll get loads of wear. For [...]

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I’m so loving everyone’s Sew for Victory dresses! The fourties are one of my favorite decades! I chose to make a white shirtwaist dress from Simplicity 3517 from 1940 for this challenge. White’s not really the most practical color but it’s great for mixing and matching different colored accessories! I adore fashions from 1939/1940. Now [...]

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⁃ Fabric: some cheap cotton blend thing that should have been better used just as a toile, as i know the weight of the fabric is not really conducive to wearable garments-as i have made a top out of this stuff before. Dont worry i wont do it again. As you will notice from my  pics, there is a [...]

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How do fellow vintage sewers and crafters, i thought it was time to stop stalking the vintage sewing blogs and actually participate a bit, in a hope that it will make me continue to tackle my ever growing sewing project pile. My sewing skill is beginner/shitty intermediate and have completed a few projects but patterns [...]

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