Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

Here’s Phase Two on the 1930s gown:

The images show the lined bodice without sleeves, the yoked sash, the circular flutter sleeve, and finally the completed bodice.


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Vintage and retro styles have been on the way back for some time now and I think it’s great! πŸ™‚ There are so many feminine silhouettes from 20th century fashions that celebrate the female form. Currently, I’m working on a project that takes its creative breath from Old Hollywood Glam.

I just want to show you little bits as I move along through the project. (Belinda, my beautiful mannequin, is only an A cup, so please excuse my extra padding to make her more like my customer!) This gown is being made with icy blue silk charmeuse. In these photos, I have begun the bodice. It features a center seam, shirred sides, and a sweetheart neckline. These photos show the construction without the lining. I thought I’d take along during the process so you could see some Hollywood Glam in the making. πŸ™‚

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Here are my 2 new cloche styles that I’m offering in my Etsy shop. One is velvet and the other jacquard, so they are definitely fine for cold weather. I’ll be making others in Spring fabrics soon. But if you love these styles and want a different color or fabric type, just let me know.

Wide brimmed clocheShort brimmed Cloche

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