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Leafy Emery Dress

Leafy Emery Dress

The Emery Dress, made with 3/4 sleeves and a collar. I love the print for fall! See more here: http://rosiewednesday.blogspot.com/2013/09/emery-month-fall-for-cotton.html

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1957 Floral Dress

1957 Floral Dress

This is a 1957 pattern reproduction by Vogue.  It includes princess seams and a flared skirt with inverted pleats. I've also created a matching belt for even more of a vintage touch! See more on my...

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Pastel Bomber Jacket

Pastel Bomber Jacket

A little bomber jacket that I made as part of a school project. It's A wonderfully cheesy 80's throwback. For more projects and sewing tutorials, feel free to visit me at mollytovcom...

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Blue Chambray 40s Shirtwaist Dress

Blue Chambray 40s Shirtwaist Dress

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I made this dress for the Sew for Victory sew along challenge, hosted by Rochelle from Lucky Lucille. I used a vintage pattern from the 1940s, Simplicity 4036. I had to make a lot of alterations to...

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The Louisa Coat

The Louisa Coat

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This coat is made from a heavily interfaced, vintage double knit that I found in the thrift store a few years ago. I made it using a self-drafted pattern. I started naming my self-drafted patterns...

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The 1950s Cupcake Dress!

The 1950s Cupcake Dress!

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Here is the latest 1950s dress I just sewed! It was made using the new 1958 Party Dress Pattern from http://www.sensibility.com , and was a blast to make and to wear. This dress was made from a white...

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sewballet.com

sewballet.com

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My daughter gave me free reign (for the most part) with her dress for Jr. Prom (she figures next year she will get picky). Her perameters were it had to be green and she would prefer a retro feel...

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My Vintage Inspired Party Outfit

My Vintage Inspired Party Outfit

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About a year and a half ago, I asked my mother to teach me the basics of sewing because I was laid up with a knee injury and was unable to work. I've been obsessed with vintage reproduction fashion...

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Wool Retro Purse

Wool Retro Purse

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This is a design by Emma Brennan which I have modified.  I love her designs, but find them needing additional upgrading like zippers, interlinings, and strap designs.  This is a style from...

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Everything old is new again

Everything old is new again

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Simplicity digs 1960s style

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Womens Handmade Studio Hobo Bag

Womens Handmade Studio Hobo Bag

This purse is made in a 100% cotton fabric in various shades of blue,celadon,and brown. Modern print. Burlap top that has blue weaved in. Outside has metal snap closure. Large front pocket with snap...

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Retro Wrap Dress in Green Plaid Silk

Retro Wrap Dress in Green Plaid Silk

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I chose this raw silk for my daughter Bethany, who has always loved green.  The fabric cried out to be made into a retro fashion that would drape beautifully and show off its green plaidnbsp...

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