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August 2013 Blog Posts (8)

"Water for Elephants" Imitation Knot-Neck Halter Dress

     The thrill of the circus was a welcome distraction to lift the spirits of people of the 1930's, who were so busy trying to eke out a living.  Television wasn't around yet, and radio broadcasts were not a common mode of entertainment, either.  This is why so many stars and performers of big (and not so big) traveling circuses were…


Added by Kelly B. on August 31, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

A Frustrating 40's Retro Blouse Pattern

     Every so often I happen to pick a pattern to make, only to find it makes me want to throw it in a corner out of exasperation.  As long as this occurs "every so often" I can see it as a challenge and make the best of things.  This subject brings me to admit how a new (as of this spring/summer) Simplicity "Vintage 40's" blouses pattern was trouble hidden by a very enticing envelope drawing.   

     Don't get me wrong - I really like my blouse and have worn it plenty of times…


Added by Kelly B. on August 25, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Princess Nana - i believe i can fly Dress


See my princess seam just match sew well ...



Added by nana sewing on August 12, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Less and less fabric Dress

Less fabric to show bust line..ha…


Added by nana sewing on August 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

"In the Mood" to Swing in My 1940 Floral Bed Sheet Dress

     Who doesn't love an all-around good deal, especially when it is chock full of value, quality, and practicality?  Well, I hit the jackpot here, spending less than five dollars with this dress, which is a 1940 Vintage Vogue reprint.  Who would have guessed that some vintage bed linens could turn out something great like this! 



Added by Kelly B. on August 2, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sleeveless great

after i sewed the jogging T, i received 3 orders from my friend, even FB friend asked me to have one..


therefore, i tailor made a tank for my friend Jennifer, i had draw a design for her after i have fully discussion with her needs....


Da La...Tank is ready, Jennfer let's walking together...The goal is 3 kg less..…


Added by nana sewing on August 2, 2013 at 6:19am — No Comments

Jogging Tee by French cruve

only one serging on the great pattern!!!!…


Added by nana sewing on August 2, 2013 at 6:14am — No Comments

Feel Sew GOOD- Taipei 101

Now i can sew my own design pattern....ha. The dress pattern from Japanese sewing book are using too much fabric,

so i try to use 1 yard to made this dress. Keep it short and keep it cool (from the bust), so i modity the dress to show off my Good bust line....i can't believe i am upgrade to 34D or 36C cup.........ha.... 



Added by nana sewing on August 2, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

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