Tag Archives: vintage

The “Loran” Blouse

After my exciting two weeks on the Refashion Runway event hosted by Beth at Renegade Seamstress, I had time to finally finish my “Loran Blouse” muslin. It turned out to be a wearable one, so I’m very pleased. Loran is … Continue reading

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Week 5 and the end of MMM13

This was a short work week, so I only have outfits for 4 days. It was a lot of fun to participate in Me Made May 13 and join over 400 other sewers from around the world who also contributed … Continue reading

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Week 4 Me Made May and then some

This was an awesome week! My husband and I celebrated our retirement with our friends and ¬†colleagues from school, we had a lovely and long overdue dinner together with some of our dearest friends, and my youngest came to visit … Continue reading

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MMM13 Week 3 Round Up

We had some cool days this last week in Northern California, which only reminds me that I need to make more tops to go with jeans. All of my skimpy summer dresses left me shivering. What a gal won’t do … Continue reading

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American Shirt Dress Restyled

I scored two of these dresses by American Shirt Dress Company recently at the local senior thrift store. These were made in the 80’s with a 50’s inspiration. I like the fabric, the button up bodice, the full skirt, and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Razzle Dazzle Dresses

This thrifted piece of fabric is from our local Senior Center Thrift Store. It’s my regular Saturday outing. I usually score 4 or 5 different pieces at less than $12.00 for all. I made covered buttons for the cuffs and … Continue reading

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