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elegantmusings

going to ease back into sewing for my post-baby wardrobe!

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3 April

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    Apr 3, 2012, 02.17 PMby wafel

    Everything is adorable! I love your style.

10 January

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    Jan 10, 2012, 10.27 PMby servareginae

    I’ve just been admiring your recent blog post… a lot of accomplishments last year. The Armistice blouse is magnificent. I’ve put it on my project list. The pedrell blouse and pink sundress are also marvelous. I hope you do have a sew along or tutorial for the sundress this summer. I am signed up as James W (Yahoo symbol -my husband’s e mail) on your blog and known as servareginae on burda and ravelry.

22 June

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    Jun 22, 2011, 10.59 AMby Mai-der

    Your blog inspired me!!!! I love the “vintage beauty tutorials” , your explanations are very clear for people who don´t understand english very well. And your dresses are very very elegant. Thank you!!

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      Jun 30, 2011, 11.39 PMby elegantmusings

      Aw… thank you so much!!! I’m so glad you’re enjoying all the things I post. :D

17 May

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    May 17, 2011, 06.40 PMby n00bie4ever

    Hello! Big fan of your blog, and stumbled across you here, so I thought I’d say hi.

    Have a wonderful day!

    Mugsy

26 April

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    Apr 26, 2011, 04.32 AMby Jlcrane

    Good morning, Casey, this is Jenny who’s been plaguing you with questions about the Ceylon dress. : ) I found this site yesterday & just love all the ideas. Once the kids have their breakfast this morning, we’ll be off to the second hand store for some ‘practice’ fabric. Have a great day! : )

7 April

6 April

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    Apr 6, 2011, 07.46 PMby tirrs

    I love vintage and I love your dresses

16 March

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    Mar 16, 2011, 05.16 PMby mitostyle

    hello i like ur work but relly I want to find the person to teach me the basics of this profession because I love her so start from the beginning

7 March

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    Mar 7, 2011, 08.51 PMby Dancerinthestars

    Oh!!! I just found out who you are! You’re the woman with the amazing retro blog! :D Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you THANK YOU.

16 February

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    Feb 16, 2011, 12.21 PMby baka-pepica

    Hey! I so like your dresses , elegant vintage :) superb!

7 September

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    Sep 7, 2010, 12.17 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    i just wanted to swing past and let you know how amazing all your projects are. wish i could steal your wardrobe and your skills and your patterns. i really enjoy everything you post!!! looking forward to whats next!!!

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      Sep 7, 2010, 12.30 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

      and i might have to buy the pattern to that little sailor oufit. love the link

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      Nov 3, 2010, 10.44 AMby elegantmusings

      Aw, thank you ever so much!!!! :)

25 February

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    Feb 25, 2010, 06.13 PMby misslivia

    Hello! So, I was finally able to go through your top ten picks as a featured member and I just wanted to say “Thanks!” for picking my striped gingham dress as one, it is such an honor! I really love looking at all your garments and reading through your blog, and I especially love all your work. Everything is so beautifully crafted and fits you well!

    Thanks again! -Misslivia

21 February

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    Feb 21, 2010, 03.12 AMby vintageluvr

    Hello! I just saw you on here; but it’s interesting because I found your hair tutorials on YouTube months ago! I didn’t realize you were on this site, as well. Gorgeous dresses! I’ve made a few vintage and vintage-inspired things myself!

    I really love your green dress!

    -mary ann

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      Feb 21, 2010, 08.46 PMby elegantmusings

      Thank you for your comment! ;) Isn’t it always fun to “find” someone elsewhere on the web! hehe! I should probably post links to my YouTube account of other places I am… hehe!

18 February

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    Feb 18, 2010, 01.24 PMby anna agyekum

    i have decided i love everything you do your clothes are beautiful! i hope one day io can be a patch on you!

11 February

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    Feb 11, 2010, 06.52 AMby loyl8

    I have to say, you make some of the most adorable amazing little outfits. hands down i love your stuff. ;.>

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      Feb 11, 2010, 11.59 PMby elegantmusings

      Aw, thank you so much!!!! :D

29 January

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    Jan 29, 2010, 08.06 PMby threadsquare

    I LOVE your studio! Fantastic work! We have such a similar style, though I must say you’ve definitely got more skills :)

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    Jan 29, 2010, 08.05 PMby threadsquare

    I LOVE

28 January

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    Jan 28, 2010, 10.06 PMby michelle ><><><

    I love your stuff and these eras for clothes. Great job!

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    Jan 28, 2010, 05.21 AMby caramia-made

    Heya, congrats on being the featured member! I’ve been admiring your creations for awhile now. Keep up the great work, you’re so inspiring! :-)

15 January

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    Jan 15, 2010, 08.52 PMby Syrena B

    Are you having fun with your new serger??

9 January

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    Jan 9, 2010, 01.36 AMby Syrena B

    I have a quesion…. How did women keep their legs warm in the winter when dresses were worn 99% of the time during the 30’s & 40’s??? I want to start dressing vintage more, but I don’t want to freeze to death! Thanks for any help you can give.

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      Jan 9, 2010, 09.04 PMby elegantmusings

      Long-johns (I’ve see sort, knee length varieties in old catalogs), heavy stockings, knee socks, and boots were ways women kept warm during the 30s and 40s. I tend to layer up with stockings and socks when it gets bitterly cold, myself. You might find this thread on the Fedora Lounge board interesting: http://www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php?t=20228

      Hope that helps a bit!

      Cheers!
      Casey

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      Jan 10, 2010, 01.21 AMby Syrena B

      Thank you !! I will try to find some of those items.

5 January

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    Jan 5, 2010, 01.53 PMby ichigogirl

    Hah, I just saw your status; my serger arrives at the shop on thursday, things worth waiting for I think :-)! Congratulations to both of us ;-)!

28 December

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    Dec 28, 2009, 11.39 AMby nojallakuutamo

    You are a very talented person, which is very visible from anything in your studio. I love your work, and it suites you perfectly. Keep up with good work, greetings.

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      Dec 29, 2009, 01.23 PMby elegantmusings

      Thank you ever so much for your lovely post on my wall! :)

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    Dec 28, 2009, 12.59 AMby livc

    so i’ve been looking your creations and they are amazing. your so talented and the photography for your latest garments is beautiful too! keep it up! :)

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12 December

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    Dec 12, 2009, 01.39 PMby petitmoutonbleu

    you look absolutely gorgeous on everything you make!!! besides that you’re so talenteddd! please keep posting! wonderful creations!

14 August

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    Aug 14, 2009, 03.34 PMby n00bie4ever

    Long-silent lurker/fan. Love your stuff! Keep up the good work!

14 April

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    Apr 14, 2009, 09.13 PMby loyl8

    Your outfits are adorable awesome job!!!

1 December

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    Dec 1, 2008, 01.22 AMby nikkimaxine

    I would wear your stuff any day! I would! Hopefully one day I build up a portfolio half as darling as yours… LOVE your style. Keep on going!

22 August

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    Aug 22, 2008, 01.03 AMby feliceskye

    Very nice garments Casey. I love the photography too. It really highlights your pieces;-)

17 July

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    Jul 17, 2008, 02.30 AMby djeatsflesh

    I have a question about your valentine dress, when you said, you measured in 2” from the center back edge, and slashed the pattern completely down the length, and spread 2”, I’m not quite sure what you meant by slash and spread. Please verify! I’m kind of new at this whole sewing thing.. :]

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