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Fooled You! They're-Fake-Suspenders 1947 Day Dress

Post WWII was an interesting time for the fashion world to dive into new styles, new fabrics, and new idealized silhouettes. While some things were changing, some things were also staying the same. 1,644 more words

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So, a couple of weeks ago, I was adding things to my simplicity wishlist, to keep track on what I want to buy and make. Well, my Mr, in his infinite wisdom, spotted a decapitated Unicorn wall mount. 66 more words


Second Dress

I have actually cone to the realisation that I am not as bad at sewing as what I could have been, after attempting a second dress. 246 more words


Quintessential Classics – Bowling and a 1953 Men’s Shirt

Going “retro” can’t be any more “classic” than combining the early 50’s and the sport of bowling. What could be more fun than going “retro” as a couple to play one of the top past times of the era?! 1,946 more words

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"Jump-ing" Into the New Year

It’s been a few years since I made my first jumper – a vintage, warm and cozy fashionable (yet unusual) piece of clothing.  As I don’t want my single jumper to get lonely in my closet, I made a second unusual and very fun vintage jumper to kick start my sewing for this year of 2015. 2,071 more words

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DIY Pink & Grey Striped T-shirt

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It’s Thread it Thursday.

I made a decision to work on improving my sewing skills 1 pattern and 1 project at a time. Patterns can be a bit confusing for me. 159 more words

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