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Simplicity 8300, Frayed Hem Simple Skirt

  After a little hiatus from sewing, I think I’m ready to get back into the groove! I’ve decided for 2018 I will step outside my comfort zone and explore what fashion has to offer. I still love my vintage, but fashion to me is fluid so off I go flowing into other designs! I… Continue reading Simplicity 8300, Frayed Hem Simple Skirt

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The Infamous Miss Lemon Sweater

Growing up, I was in love with the world and characters Agatha Christy created. Reading the paperbacks my mother collected, I followed my favorite Ms. Christy character, Belgium Detective Hercule Poirot. The world in which he lived and solved crimes was Art Deco glamorous, dangerous and exciting. When I watched the series with David Suchet… Continue reading The Infamous Miss Lemon Sweater

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Store Bought New with Vintage Vibes

*Disclaimer* In no way shape or form was I compensated by New York and Co for this review. I purchased these items (on sale!) because I loved them 🙂 So very, very rarely will I shop in a retail ready-to-wear shop for myself. I prefer to make my own clothes, or wear true vintage or… Continue reading Store Bought New with Vintage Vibes

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1930’s Cotton Crochet BĂ©ret

Who doesn’t love vintage patterns? I purchased a wonderful pattern PDF on Etsy and the store owner asked to link her amazing website at Free Vintage Crochet. It is a TREASURE TROVE of patterns! I literally want to make everything! Collars, gloves, hats, sweaters, doilies, so many gorgeous looks. I chose to make “Tucked Beret… Continue reading 1930’s Cotton Crochet BĂ©ret

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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

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1940’s Ruffly Pinstripe Blouse

1940’s Vintage Vouge was so chic to me. Tailored, classic, timeless. I don’t see many original vintage Vogue patterns, so when I found this one I had to make a version ASAP. I chose a blue and white pinstripe cotton fabric this first go around. Anyone who sews knows that directional fabrics take special attention.… Continue reading 1940’s Ruffly Pinstripe Blouse