Category Archives: vintage

Vintage Western Inspired Halloween

This year I decided to construct a costume inspired by the lovely and talented Pasty Cline. I love her bold use of fringe and rhinestone encrusted appliqu├ęs. I picked up some silver glitter fringe, piping, and 5 packages of rhinestones … Continue reading

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‘This Attractive Affair’ via A Stitch in Time Vol 2

Started this pullover in September and it is finally complete! ‘This Attractive Affair’ is a knitting pattern from the 1930’s collection of Susan Crawford’s A Stitch in Time Volume 2. I received the book last March for my birthday. Flipping … Continue reading

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Completed – Striped Sweater and a fun little critter

Haven’t been sewing much lately. Instead I have been knitting! I got this vinatge knitting pattern off of the blog Molly Made. After reading through the pattern I decided to attempt to knit my fist sweater. It took me a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy 2013!

Chris, Pinto and I drove down to Carlsbad to spend Christmas with my family. (wearing the holiday dress I made) Pinto in his festive collar (gift from Chris’s mom). He was a good sport and wore it most of the … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Blouse – Vintage Simplicity 4676

Now that I am over my fear of button holes I am finally trying out some different patterns from my stash. This one I picked up from Crafty Paneen on Etsy. I decided to make the sleeveless version (view 3) … Continue reading

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New Top – Vintage Simplicity 3963

Found another great remnant at work the other week and decided to revisit this pattern. I thought the Hawaiian style print would look cute in view D. Here is how it turned out! The back encloses with 3 buttons and … Continue reading

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New Blue Blouse!

Finally made the blouse I mentioned in a previous post. Most of the construction was pretty straight forward. However, the instructions and pattern design was a bit odd for joining the back of the blouse to the front side seams … Continue reading

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