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Casual Vintage Style

flamingos and gingham

By On July 28, 2014

Well I committed the ultimate sewing sin and made this shirt almost a full year ago and have yet to blog about it. I know! I’m sorry! My poor excuse is: it… Read More

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Outfits

cotton and steel mustang shirt

By On July 21, 2014

Well this is probably the coolest shirt I’ve ever made! If I didn’t rave about Cotton & Steel enough in my last post, you’ve got to check out this company! Melody Miller… Read More

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Sewing

weekend work in progress

By On July 18, 2014

I know I’m supposed to be working on my 1940s Rodeo Gal shirt but my Cotton and Steel pre-order just arrived from Hawthorne Threads, so naturally I had to drop everything and… Read More

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Sewing

bias tape is my friend

By On July 7, 2014

After sharing photos of my Fourth of July button-up shirt, a few of you wanted to see how I used bias tape on the neckline and hem. I also recently wrote a… Read More

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Casual Vintage Style

three cheers for the red, white, and lu

By On July 4, 2014

Happy Independence Day, America – and a happy weekend to All! Wil and I are keeping it low-key and hoping to see some fireworks in the park later with the family. We’ve… Read More

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1940s

planning the rodeo gal shirt

By On July 2, 2014

I’m currently working on a muslin version of the 1940s Rodeo Gal shirt by Decades of Style, which was originally released by the McCall pattern company in 1946. I love having reproduction… Read More

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1940s

sew inspired – vintage western wear

By On June 30, 2014

I just got a new pattern in the mail (the 1940s Rodeo Gal), so this week I’m gathering inspiration to recreate a vintage inspired western shirt. I’m drawn to the contrasting fabrics… Read More

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Reviews

apihappi – hand loomed fabrics from sri lanka

By On June 26, 2014

Recently I was contacted by a company called ApiHappi regarding a review of their hand woven fabrics. Founded by partners Aparna and Etosha, ApiHappi is a new creative endeavor that provides jobs… Read More

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Outfits

the von roenn windmill shirt

By On June 24, 2014

“My name is Elsa, this is my windmill” …shirt. Okay so obviously my name isn’t Elsa but I can’t help but be inspired by that episode of Pushing Daisies! You know, the… Read More

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1920s

casual vintage shirts

By On June 19, 2014

(Photo via Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library on Flickr – 1944) So on my quest to sew more vintage inspired button-up shirts, I decided to seek out some real sewing… Read More