fashion

A few weeks back I posted a pattern and a question about what kind of seams you lovely fellow sewers use to finish your vintage clothing. (I wasn’t sure if a serger would be appropriate!) I received many good suggestions, and happily began my first vintage project! Here is the pattern and fabric for the [...]

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Oh how I adored this fabric when I first set my eyes on it! I couldn’t decide for months on which pattern would be better to use with my beloved flamingos. I finally decided to use another awesome vintage pattern reprint from Vogue – a v2961. The real awesomeness of this dress is that it [...]

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Hi Everyone. A new post on my latest creation is up at Kitty’s Drawings Black & white polka dot dress made out of possibly rayon – something. I don’t know. I never know! A burn test only tells me so much. Anyways – lots more details over at the blog. Some close ups too. This [...]

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Now why did I call this The Debacle Dress?? The full story is HERE at Kitty’s Drawings   A whole SERIES of dramas came with the creation of it. BTW – this is Simplicity 3608 from 1951, made in white cotton drill. It was really great to sew up actually, due to the nature of [...]

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