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November 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Gold Digging Like It's 1940... the year 2014, courtesy of a Vintage Vogue pattern and some killer Hollywood style.  Not that I'm really gold digging - I have a hubby already.  My desire to try my hand at a couture classic/vintage suit set and my love for Busby Berkeley's movie "The Gold Diggers of 1937" were the dual impetus towards this lengthy…


Added by Kelly B. on November 30, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Simple, Slim, and Sexy - a 1930's Basic Black Skirt

     Just because a skirt is vintage and a "go-with-everything" piece, doesn't mean it can't be a little hot number.  This project proves that point.

     What comes of my making some 1930's tops recently is also the need for a basic skirt to go on the bottom half.  This basic black skirt is the first to fill in that gap towards attaining a 30's wardrobe of separates which mix and match.  The great thing about my slim black 30's skirt is it has a wonderful family connection for me,…


Added by Kelly B. on November 11, 2014 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Neutral Surrealism - a 1930's Inspired Tunic Top

      Apparently, some things that are black and white, also happen to be grey, too - such as my latest project circa 1930's.  To keep things abstract, my fabric's print is a swirling psychedelic floral, like a dream world painting from Salvatore Dali (one of my favorites).  It's the perfect weight for chilly weather yet still lightweight.  Surreal - isn't it?

     Soft and flowing, relaxed and cozy, but incredibly feminine are just a few adjectives to begin with when talking about my…


Added by Kelly B. on November 4, 2014 at 10:59pm — No Comments

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