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Contemporary General Sewing Tops Unfinished Business

Pushing myself… But ended up forcing it?

I haven’t made a (button front, collared) blouse in decades. To me, they are super challenging to do well, look professional. I’ve avoided it since starting back, even while amassing patterns and appropriate fabric in the stash. I took the plunge this week. I had some leftover white linen. I chose a pattern (Vogue 8747 […]

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Dresses Vintage

“It looks like a 60s dress.”

  This is what DH said when I asked him to evaluate the hem level on this dress.  I was so proud of him, because, of course, it is.  This Pierre Cardin Vogue Paris Original dates to 1968. I know, it’s late August, and many of you are thinking wool coats… but from what I […]