vintage inspired

Let me preface this by saying that this is my first post to date! I’ve been sewing for a couple of years and this was actually the first dress I ever sewed. When I got engaged, I jokingly considered “just making my own dress” as a way to ease the financial burden that a wedding [...]

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I recently completed the Va-Voom Vintage bullet bra sew-along! This was my first sew along and I loved it.  A bra was a great thing to start off with and Brittany’s pattern and instructions were great. I was really inspired by her collection of vintage bullet bras as well. I added some faggoting stitch, a [...]

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If I could I would dress my boy in vintage baby clothing all the time! There is something unique in vintage pieces or vintage inspired pieces and I love to incorporate vintage style in outfits that I make for my son. Here is a summer romper that I created back in July. The bodice is [...]

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Hi all, My name is Camille, I’m french and after months reading this collective blog, here is my firt post. This is a straight flowered skirt I would like to share today. I bought the fabric from an old women at the garage sale of my neighbourhood. I wouldn’t bet ont it but, from the [...]

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I swooned when I saw this dress over at ButchWax Vintage – it’s divine! It would be perfect for weddings, parties and picnics – every occasion, but such a tiny waist!                       I knew I needed to make my own (modest) version if I was [...]

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This is the 3rd self-drafted pencil skirt I’ve made and I’m sure it wont be the last. I love how each one has taught me something new. This one is indeed made from a thrifted wool throw/blanket. I wasn’t sure if it was going to work out until the end but this darned cold weather [...]

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Hi all- Always such a treat seeing all of the wonderful pieces you talented folks create. I recently stitched up this Winter Party Dress. I used pieces from two different patterns; One retro 1960′s Butterick 5748 and one vintage inspired, Vogue 8723.  I’d love to have you pop by my blog and read more.

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Hey everyone, Hope the mid January blues aren’t spoiling your sewing mo-jos! I decided to tackle the Colette Violet after seeing some great vintage-style versions around the blogosphere. The original fit was too loose for me so I took the side seams in and reduced the width across the shoulders for my version. I used [...]

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I sewed for my daughter view 3 of Simplicity 3413, as I don’t have the pattern , I tryed to do it similar, also I did not have enough fabric that’s why the skirt looks like that, but next time I’ll buy enough fabric to do it correctly.

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