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Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

Retro-Inspired Back-Tie Floral Striped Skirt

This body con, tie back skirt was upcycled from 2 reclaimed tee shirts and custom cut to create the alternating wide stripes. The rough sewn applique was hand painted on a piece of muslin and...

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Butterick 8408

Butterick 8408

This is a pattern from 1958 with a lovely bow detail at the neckline and waist. I made it out of linen. There were some really interesting construction details on this vintage pattern, including a...

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Vintage Vogue V1023

Vintage Vogue V1023

I have finished the Vogue Jacket V1023 before I went to my mother and I was planning to wear it. However while putting in on Wednesday early morning I have noticed something was wrong. Well, I...

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Border Prints

Border Prints

Being a 50's fanatic - I love border prints and will be certainly trying some of the new ideas in the latest Threads magazine. I try to be just a bit different than putting the border around the...

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Upcycled FUN!

Upcycled FUN!

I love to work with upcycled design using draperies, nightgowns, PJ's, shirts, pants, and shower curtains while focusing on little girl princess dresses with plenty of tulle and twirl as the end...

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How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

How to Replace a Sleeve Lining

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I hit the jackpot recently at the local thrift, with this venerable morning coat. I needed to reline the sleeves and thought you might enjoy seeing it!

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Vintage Glory - Goodstein Great Design

Vintage Glory - Goodstein Great Design

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GaleGalen strives to recreate the understated sophistication of fashion from European and American designers from past eras. This blue/gray Shantung dress is created from a 1950s David Goodstein...

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Vintage Glory - Heim Inspired

Vintage Glory - Heim Inspired

GaleGalen strives to recreate the understated sophistication of fashion from European and American designers from past eras. This blue/gray shantung slim dress with curved seam detail and high rolled...

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Brocade Shelf Bust Dress

Brocade Shelf Bust Dress

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This is Butterick 5882 made in cobalt blue brocade from Bangkok Thai Silks. It has a shelf bust and bias cut strap that wraps all the way around the front. I made sure to take time to fit the bodice...

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Metallic Magic

Metallic Magic

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I was saving this fantastic metallic fabric for a special occasion.  What could be more special than New Year's Eve.  Last year I put this little cream puff together to ring in 2013.  The metallic...

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Mother of the Bride in Aubergine

Mother of the Bride in Aubergine

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My daughter was getting married and having a semi-formal reception so a cocktail dress was in order.  I made this dress using Vogue pattern 1240 which was a Guy Laroche design.  The neck was cut...

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Wedding Gown Worn Two Ways

Wedding Gown Worn Two Ways

I made this wedding dress for my daughter to be used at a church wedding with a semi-formal pig roast reception at my home.  The removable train was made from my wedding dress.  I added eight yards...

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Tenth anniversary dress

Tenth anniversary dress

I made this dress for our tenth anniversary dinner at Walt Disney World.  I love the 50's vintage full skirt dresses with as many petticoats as possible so I used a 1952 vintage pattern. I...

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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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Vintage 1950 Black Jacket

Vintage 1950 Black Jacket

It is a Vintage 1950 Vogue Jacket based oin the pattern V2934. It was one of my first pattern of vintage garment I have bought. I love the shape of this jacket and recently one of the bloggster...

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Vintage Suit

Vintage Suit

This is a Vintage Suit I made using Vogue V1019, the details are subtle with flat fell stitching on the jacket and a lovely peplum. I decided on grey so that it would show off the stitching and used...

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Gown for a very English wedding

Gown for a very English wedding

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This is my most recent project, and also the one I am most proud of! I was flattered to be asked to make the wedding dress for a friend. The theme of the wedding was 'hydrangeas' and Vicky had chosen...

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Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Pink (Vintage Fabric) Fall / Spring Coat by Gaskin Feurich Designs Althea Gaskin feurich Fashion Designer

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Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Fashion Line Gaskin Feurich Designs

Women's Apparel Gaskin Feurich Designs. Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY Althea Gaskin Feurich Fashion Designer

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STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

STYLISH NOWADAYS WOMAN

These two projects are my creations, designed and sewn by myself. The embroidery on the dress is my work too, also designed by me, and I used polyester thread and colored crystals.. The vintage...

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