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11 June, 2013

  • 07:29 AM

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    lauramae added the project An Evening in Red
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    Butterick 6410: Misses’ Jacket & Dress: Close-fitting jacket, above waist has shoulder pads, raised neck, attached tie, hook/eye closing and long sleeves. Semi-fitted, slightly flared dress, flo…

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5 June, 2013

  • 04:19 AM

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    lauramae added the project 1960s Chenille
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    The fabric for this dress was received in exchange for my contributions as a Britex Guest Blogger

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29 April, 2013

  • 05:43 PM

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    lauramae added the project Pansy Print
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    Butterick 5895: MISSES’ TOP AND JEANS: Loose-fitting top has front extending into collar and tie ends, and narrow hem on sleeves/back hemline. Note: no provisions provided for above waist adjustme…

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17 April, 2013

  • 06:58 AM

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    lauramae added the project Springtime Green
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    Simplicity 1939: Misses’ Dress in two lengths with sleeve variations.

    This design is a bit of a departure for me, but I was immediately drawn to the design as soon as I saw it, and as I learn…

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7 April, 2013

  • 11:18 PM

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    lauramae added the project Toile Time!
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    Butterick 5882: MISSES’ DRESS: Lined dress has bias shoulder straps extending into band, bias pleated bra with stay, princess seams, close-fitting, boned bodice, inside belt, and back zipper.

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26 March, 2013

  • 03:46 AM

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    lauramae added the project Modern Style
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    Vogue 8870: MISSES’ DRESS: Pullover dress has loose-fitting, blouson bodice variations, elasticized (seamed) waist, side pockets and narrow hem. Wrong side shows on back hemline. A: mock wrap, fro…

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18 March, 2013

  • 01:12 AM

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    lauramae added the project Tea Roses
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    McCall 8997 – reproduction by Eva Dress: 13-piece pattern in sizes 14-42 (32" to 42" bust, 26" to 36" waist, 35" to 45" hip)

    This is not a pattern for a beginner. The instructions are limit…

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16 March, 2013

  • 05:35 AM

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    lauramae commented on the article The Jackie Dress: Style It Your Way!

    This has got to be one of the most classic silhouettes of all time. I love the clean lines, which make it the perfect base for a spectacular lace fabric. I would wear it to the office with a card…



3 March, 2013

  • 08:49 PM

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    lauramae added the project Pumpkin Spice
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    Vogue 8433: One Piece Dress with collar options and choice of short cuffed sleeve or three quarter sleeve, copyright 1954

    I really love this pattern. I used it to make my I Love Lucy costume…

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13 February, 2013

  • 06:21 AM

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    lauramae added the project Springtime Color
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    Vogue 1170: Misses’ Top and Skirt: Very-loose fitting top has front keyhole opening with knot, back yoke, back band, extended sleeves tied into knot and back button closing. Flared skirt, has fr…

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29 January, 2013

  • 08:03 AM

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    lauramae added the project Bing Cherry
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    BurdaStyle 7252: Fitted skirt with welt pockets and center back pleats.

    This is the very first BurdaStyle pattern I have made up, which is very exciting!

    I just discovered their retro …

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25 January, 2013

  • 04:38 AM

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    lauramae added the project Minty Green
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    Butterick 6699: Misses’/Misses’ Petite Skirt: Semi-fitted, flared skirt, lower-calf or evening-length, has waistband, seams and side zipper. Purchased top.

    I love this basic trumpet skirt s…

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9 January, 2013

  • 10:35 PM

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    lauramae commented on the article Comment to Win "BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern"

    Most days I prefer the 40s or 50s. If someone had told me 10 years ago that I would grow to love 1960s fashion, I would not have believed it. But somewhere along the line, I have added the 60s to…



31 December, 2012

  • 10:41 PM

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    lauramae added the project Carmen Miranda’s Fruit Salad
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    VPLL 1449 (Reproduction of Hollywood 1449): This dress features tight gathering at the neckline, and short cap sleeves, or bracelet sleeve options. Skirt may be made plain, with center front jabot…

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23 December, 2012

  • 09:10 PM

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    lauramae added the project Dots and Dashes
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    Hollyburn Skirt: [From the website – Especially for beginners, this is the perfect flared skirt! A wardrobe essential, the Hollyburn Skirt has just the right amount of flare. It sits right at the…

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29 November, 2012

  • 06:51 AM

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    lauramae added the project Pink Flamingos
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    Butterick 5747: Misses’/Misses’ Petite Dress and Belt: Dress A, B have collar, detachable dickey, fitted bodice, waistband, pleated skirt and belt. B: Semi-fitted skirt, back hemline vent and t…

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12 November, 2012

  • 10:00 PM

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    lauramae added the project Cabbage Rose
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    Butterick 5281: MISSES’ DRESS AND BELT: Semi-fitted, lined, below mid-knee length dresses A, B have waistline seam, left shoulder yoke, right shoulder pleats, back bodice with darts, slightly flare…

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11 November, 2012

  • 12:51 AM

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    lauramae added the project Goodbye to Summer Sundresses
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    Vogue 2561: Misses’ Top, Belt & Dress. Close-fitting top has collar, slits, contrast binding and belt. Dress, below mid-calf, has close-fitting, lined bodice with pleated upper section extending…

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4 November, 2012

  • 06:58 AM

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    lauramae added the project Marian the Librarian
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    Vogue 8555: MISSES’ DRESS: Dresses A, B, C, D, E, F have lined bodice, front pleats, front gathers, back darts, self-faced midriff, back zipper and skirt variation. A, B, C: lined, slim skirt in t…

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28 September, 2012

  • 06:51 AM

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    lauramae added the project A rose by any other name . . .
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    McCall Printed Pattern no. 8358, Misses’ Blouse with contrasting yoke, button front, and sleeve options.

    This was a recent purchase on etsy. I manage to go years without succumbing to the lur…

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4 September, 2012

  • 05:40 AM

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    lauramae added the project Charleston!
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    Vogue 2535: Dress & Slip. Dress, above ankle, has capelet, close-fitting, dropped waist bodice, piping, yokes, flared skirt with shaped hemline and side snap closing. A: long sleeves with bindi…

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22 August, 2012

  • 05:52 AM

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    lauramae added the project All Wrapped Up
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    Vogue 8827: Misses’ Dress and Belt. Very loose-fitting, wrap dress has front extending into collar with draped front variations, self-lined yoke back, inside ties and belt.

    This a very basic…

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12 August, 2012

  • 05:38 AM

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    lauramae added the project Raspberry Lemonade
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    Beignet Skirt: High waisted straight skirt provides a very flattering shape with paneled styling: not too loose or too tight around the hips, with a very fitted waist. Buttons up the front, has si…

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30 July, 2012

  • 04:21 AM

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    lauramae added the project Daisy Chain
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    Hollywood 1647: One-Piece Frock. Princess fitting front with one-piece panel and side fronts joined in a built-up waistline. In back, the skirt joins the blouse at waistline. Flat shaped collar…

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21 June, 2012

  • 08:09 PM

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    lauramae commented on the project Crazy about Polka Dots!

    This particular pattern came from ebay. And I have also had good luck finding vintage patterns on etsy.

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    lauramae added the project Crazy about Polka Dots!
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    Simplicity 3849: Misses’ One-Piece Dress with Detachable Collar: A smart afternoon dress with kimono sleeves and a diagonal front closing from neckline to hem-line. A collar outlines the low poin…

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7 June, 2012

  • 06:56 AM

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    lauramae added the project Watermelon Agua Fresca
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    Simplicity 2154, Retro 1960s:Misses’/Miss Petite Blouse, Skirt, Jacket and Knit Cardigan. Vogue 1160 (used for sleeves)

    The moment I saw this pattern, I knew I wanted to make up the blouse. …

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