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Vogue’s Nicola Finetti Skirt

Who doesn’t want a dramatic black skirt in their wardrobe? Since this year one of my resolutions was to make more separates almost like a chic, quirky capsule wardrobe, I had to purchase Vogue’s Nicola Finetti #1486. I love the white version on the pattern envelope, but let’s get real. I would never be able… Continue reading Vogue’s Nicola Finetti Skirt

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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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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