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True Vintage 1940’s Suit Coat Lovin’

Even though I love to sew reproduction clothes, I love true vintage just as much. It’s just hard being 5’8″ with a 28″ waist. With broad, quarter-back shoulders. And long waisted. And a size 8-8.5 U.S. size shoe. It’s hard to find modern clothes that fit me, so good quality vintage that fits is like… Continue reading True Vintage 1940’s Suit Coat Lovin’

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Simplicity Button Dress

As any fellow crafter can relate to, you wish you had more hours dedicated to your craft than to your “responsibilities”. I wish my career was sewing vintage style dresses for myself. If anyone knows how I can turn this passion into a viable business I’m all ears lol! I purchased an orignal vintage 1940’s… Continue reading Simplicity Button Dress

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Simplicity 1940’s “Mirror” Wrap Dress

The 1940’s was a great era for drapey, fluid dresses. Body hugging but classic. Revealing in all the right places. Who wouldn’t want a dress like that? Simplicity has reissued a dress like that, #8249. Second I saw this pattern it went flying into my shopping cart. Easy purchase decision! I love the gathers on… Continue reading Simplicity 1940’s “Mirror” Wrap Dress