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More Pretty Vintage Fabric

Look, more gorgeous vintage fabric purchases – aren’t these pieces pretty? With vintage fabric, it really is one-of-a-kind. If you say no to buying it today, it may not be there tomorrow! Which is so hard to resist. Hence, the lovely pieces below! Here’s a wonderful 1940′s floral cotton seersucker: And this one is a […]

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Twin Spruce Dress: Inside Out

I had a few requests to see the inside of the Twin Spruce Dress, so here are some inside-out shots! It’s like school – ‘Show your work, Tasia!’ Although I agree, there are so many pretty projects on the internet, with beautiful photos, and sometimes I’m curious see how it all came together on the […]

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How To Underline A Dress Bodice

I knew underlining existed, but never understood the need for it unless you’re working with sheer fabrics. After reading Couture Sewing Techniques, I learned that most couture garments are underlined, but most aren’t lined! I was surprised – wouldn’t you rather line something and hide all of the construction details? It was an interesting and […]

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Something blue: more vintage fabrics and thoughts

Before going on vacation, I was trying to be good and not fabric-shop for a while. Mostly so that I could buy DIFFERENT fabric in new and exciting stores on holiday! Anyways, a few lovely pieces caught my eye on Etsy and I gave in. Three lovely pieces, in various shades of blue. This one’s […]

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