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April 2013 Blog Posts (5)

"A" Is For "A-Line Dress" and "B" Is For "Bouffant Hairstyle"

     This sewing project is my sun-shiny 'never-give-up' dress.  I persisted in finishing my yellow retro/modern dress when some unexpected, time consuming correction measures were needed on it.  Now I have a very cool and classic style to get me through the summer.  With the right hairstyle, I can definitely rock the 60's era in my dress!

     There was some great…


Added by Kelly B. on April 18, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Princess NaNa Dream Come True - ReDo 1979 Vintage sewing book

This 1979 sewing pattern book was found in a 2nd hand bookstore for only 3 usd dollar , later i came home and google other site found it worth 30usd more.


This book was published in 1979, and broad cast on TV~ Wow~ what good old sewing nice.


Wow~ 1979, I was at 3rd grade at 10-years-old little gril, who like to play changing cloth on Paper Doll and dreaming

my Mom's sewing book/magazine..Yes, it is this book. I was dream of dressing…


Added by nana sewing on April 17, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

"Betty's Style" Border Print 50's Dress

     My floral border print dress makes me feel a part of the "Mad Men" TV series and Audrey Hepburn era, with all the class and fashion that goes with these connotations.  I am especially proud at how I made the most of what I had with my dress.  Here is a 'frankenpatterned'  creation so as to make the most of a small amount of border print fabric from my stash.  This pattern combo also makes a more manageable design to wear in our modern times while still remaining true to 1957 dresses.  I…


Added by Kelly B. on April 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Part One: Cage Veil & Fascinator Project--Shaping an Oval Base

permanent marker on a 2 liter bottle...

First Cut.…


Added by Dionne G. on April 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Flora Printed dress


Added by nana sewing on April 14, 2013 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

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