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Kelly B.'s Blog – March 2014 Archive (3)

A 1961 "Party Dress" - It's "Sheer" Fun!

     Who doesn't love a party, especially when it involves making and wearing a fabulous frock?!  Our son's birthday celebration afforded me a very good reason to whip up a fun, fresh, and unique 1961 pattern labeled as a "party dress".  I used an old original pattern which provided me good practice at re-sizing (as it was for juniors) and an opportunity to work with new techniques by using different material.  The finished product is wonderfully feminine and my unique personal…

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Added by Kelly B. on March 31, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A Space Age Fashion Classic for 1968

     The year is 1968 - our eyes were aimed towards the sky with an impending trip to the moon, and everything that was formerly deemed out of the question was suddenly a reality.  I have already briefly addressed the history of 1968 that had its impact on fashion styles in a previous post, my tapestry corduroy dress

     I have made a dress that combines two…

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Added by Kelly B. on March 31, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

My Floral 40's Fashion - A Fall Favorite

     I am a woman of my word.  The very fact I am posting this sewing creation proves my point.  Back in our summer of last year, I had a blog post (link here) where I expounded on my version of view D from a cute 1940's pattern reprint, Simplicity #1692.  In…

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Added by Kelly B. on March 29, 2014 at 4:39pm — No Comments

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