forties

I crafted this dress (named after my Great Grandmom) with the help of one of my first Patterns From The Past purchases: McCall 4890 circa 1942! I was immediately drawn to the military-esque triangular shape of ’40s tops but was unsure how they would look on my very ’50s hourglass figure. I reeeeeally don’t enjoy [...]

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Hi Everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve been on We Sew Retro – and it’s not that I haven’t been sewing! Here is a a whole bunch of 40′s separates I’ve made in the past couple of months. A fantastic 10 gore 40′s skirt and THREE blouses!  I think the 40′s were one of [...]

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Hi All! A brand new sewing project is up on my blog. Heck, I can even show you the insides I’m that pleased with it. The pattern is from 1946 and I just love Mccall’s designs from that era! For more pics and all that – head over to Kitty’s Drawings

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