Outfits · Vintage Finds

Candy Striped 1940s McCall’s Dress

Another “I have to make this outfit for work tomorrow for no specific reason”! Fabric was a Goodwill thrift store find, $2.99. I didn’t measure it but it looked like about 3 yards or so. It felt like medium weight duck cloth. So kind of like denim weight? I just loved the red and white… Continue reading Candy Striped 1940s McCall’s Dress

Outfits · Vintage Finds

Vintage Jodhpurs, Minus The Horse

Etsy store Pale Pink Vintage has such cute vintage clothes. I follow them on Instagram and “heart” their feed on a regular bases. Oh, to have all the money in the world to buy vintage clothes! I have been lusting, yes lusting, over a pair of jodhpurs. I know they’re designed for horseback riding. And… Continue reading Vintage Jodhpurs, Minus The Horse


Monday Blahs 1940’s Yellow Linen Outfit

There’s something about Mondays. Especially when you have a great weekend prior to that Monday. The kind of Mondays that you wish you won the lottery on Saturday night 🙂 Sunday rolled around and I looked at my sewing nook. I needed an outfit to overcome Monday blahs. I had this rich sunflower yellow linen… Continue reading Monday Blahs 1940’s Yellow Linen Outfit

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4th of July, Vintage Style

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate Independence Day I thought it fitting to wear red, white and blue. Vintage style of course 🙂 Simplicity has a reproduction pattern that does 1940’s casual so well. I bought three of these. High waist trousers, button down blouse and coordinating vest. I have yet to make that vest though.… Continue reading 4th of July, Vintage Style