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  • short_vintage_hair_luckylucille
    Vintage Inspiration

    Short Vintage Hair

    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 have always…

    July 9, 2014
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    Sew For Victory

    1946 FABRICS

    If you’re still undecided about what fabric to use for your Sew For Victory project, here’s a few photos to help inspire you. The clothing styles, as well as fiber contents, did change quite…

    March 28, 2014
  • Free Download - 16 page PDF and eBook - Butterick Fashion News April 1943

    Butterick Fashion News – April 1943

    Another free download for you! This issue of Butterick Fashion News contains sixteen pages of beautiful illustrations of the latest sewing patterns available in April 1943. There are some seriously gorgeous styles in this…

    March 26, 2014
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    Vintage Inspiration

    Balloon Animal Party – 1948

    When I stumbled upon this series of photos in the Google LIFE archives I could hardly believe my eyes or contain my giggles. The photos are clearly from some sort of large party featuring…

    February 25, 2014
  • luckylucille_mccall5557_parttwo_7

    MCCALL 5557 – PART TWO

    After the weather put a damper on my first attempt to photograph this skirt, I decided to write about it in two parts. In Part One I shared all about the “guts” of my…

    February 23, 2014
  • 1930s_1940s_flyfront_trousers

    preparing for pants

    Next up on my Twelve Pattern Challenge agenda: Pants. I already have a pants pattern in my T.P.C queue but there are a few things that are making me hold off on it for…

    January 29, 2014
  • luckylucille_mccall5557_1

    MCCALL 5557 – PART ONE

    The weather is still brutally cold and windy so I haven’t been able to get more real outfit photos like I want, but I can show you the bones of my skirt in the…

    January 22, 2014