Lucky Lucille™
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1920s

short vintage hair

By On July 9, 2014

Every vintage era has at least one iconic hair cut or style that defines the period. Some decades are known for short hair and some aren’t, but the truth is: some women… 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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Uncategorized

NEW, NEW, NEW!

By On July 6, 2014

Yes I’m totally exploiting my brother’s fat cat in order to lure you in and take a peek haha! New Look! Lucky Lucille had a mini upgrade this weekend in order to… 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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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

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1940s

a girly, but not too girly, vintage floral button-up

By On June 9, 2014

Once again you all blew me away with your amazing comments to my last post on wardrobe epiphanies. I’m slowly trying to respond to everyone, but just know that I read each… Read More