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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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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

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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