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1930’s Cotton Crochet Béret

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 Béret

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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

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And Another Vintage Simplicity Poncho Wrap

There is nothing like an instant-sew-gratification 🙂 I think all of us sewers have a go-to pattern or style that just works, with happy results every time. I have made this 1940’s vintage Simplicity pattern in my blog post here. I wear it ALOT. So to give it some rest, I’ve made another! Tada! Today’s… Continue reading And Another Vintage Simplicity Poncho Wrap

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1940’s Butterick Poppy Shirt Dress

I had found this lovely poppy designed cotton fabric months ago. I don’t think I can wear orange well, especially since now my hair is in transition from months of blue-black permanent dye to now rose gold blonde (it’s more orange till the next hairstylist appointment). But dang it I love this fabric and I’ll… Continue reading 1940’s Butterick Poppy Shirt Dress

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Vintage Simplicity Shorts- Side Buttons

Wanted to share my Mother’s Day outfit with you all 🙂 Today is such a beautiful Sunday and only 91 degrees Fahrenheit with 38% humidity…this calls for shorts! The above pattern is circa 1940’s. And if you notice the model on the right has some epic Princess Leia hair going on 🙂 I did make… Continue reading Vintage Simplicity Shorts- Side Buttons