Sewing retro, Stashbusting, vintage

1970s mashup

This dress is a conglomeration of two patterns from the early ’70s and I thought I would embellish it with a flower as a nod to the era of peace and love. The patterns I used are the bodice from Vogue 8299 and the skirt from Style 4232 as gathered skirts don’t suit me. At all. […]

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Mark, Sewing, Sewing retro, Travel, vintage

Scuba skirt

When my eldest sister was visiting me from the UK she bought me this piece of scuba fabric, and I even managed to make it up. I used the same pattern that I used for my vintage skirt, Style 4232, and because of the drapey nature of the fabric, the look is quite different. I […]

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