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

Gold Digging Like It's 1940...

     ...in 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…

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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,…

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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…

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

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