The Secretary Blouse with Pussycat Bow is almost finished. And this time the results are very, very good. I’ve learned how to competently use the 4-step buttonholer that came with my Janome 3/4 Sewing Machine. 205 more words
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I can see this 1972 dress in a shot cotton – just a little bit of a sheen would dress it up nicely.
Misses’ dress: Princess seamed dress with back zipper closing has short set-in sleeves, front pleats and optional purchased belt. 23 more words
1 week, 2 days
When I get over my fear of sewing stretch fabric, I’ll make a bunch of these 1970s pullover knit dresses and it will be my official round-the-house uniform! 37 more words
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The Sunny Stitcher
Click for the full pattern on Google Doc or scroll down for all the pictures. I love the description of an “up to the minute fashion waistcoat.”
3 weeks, 5 days
Can you guess what year this article was from?
This week we jump to 1973 and a lovely little shift dress. I’d make View 3, probably with the buttons in a contrasting colour.
Dress with shaped high-line bodice has lowered neckline, panelled skirt, back zipper and button trim. 25 more words
The Undone Girl
The Oscars are this weekend! I’m always so fascinated to see who takes home best costume, since a lot of the best costumes entail some type of vintage aesthetic. 129 more words
1 month, 1 week