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29 November, 2011

  • 09:00 AM

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    lauramae added the project Is anyone missing a necktie?
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    Butterick 5707, Retro 1959: MISSES’ DRESS AND BELT: Dress has bias yoke and sleeve cut-in-one, shoulder pleat forming neckline drape, fitted bodice, gathered/darted waist, semi-fitted skirt, side …

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22 November, 2011

  • 06:45 AM

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    lauramae added the project Pink Martini
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    Vogue 1136, Original 1945 Design: MISSES’ JACKET AND DRESS: Semi-fitted, unlined jacket has waistline seam, darts, tucked peplum and three-quarter length sleeves with gathers at lower underarm sea…

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20 November, 2011

  • 06:21 AM

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    lauramae added the project 1940s Gown with Peplum
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    Eva Dress 6111: 1945 Ladies’ Dresses; 16-piece pattern in size 18 (36" bust, 30" waist, 39" hip). This is a reproduction of Vogue 6111.

    I made this dress for a gala event a couple of years …

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16 November, 2011

  • 08:19 PM

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    lauramae commented on the article Featured Member: lauramae

    Thank you everyone for your lovely comments – and a huge thank you to BurdaStyle for the opportunity! I am so grateful that sewing communities like this exist. I learn something new each and ever…

  • 08:15 PM

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    lauramae commented on the article Featured Member: lauramae

    Good eye – it is a Ceil Chapman reproduction. The only real difficulty I had was due to missing perforation marks. That being said, I would not recommend it to a beginner!



13 November, 2011

  • 01:17 AM

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    lauramae commented on the project Film Noir Vixen

    Claudinka,

    I am wearing a long-line bra underneath the suit. It has a couple of plastic bones along the side seams, and is not perfect, but it gives a bit more of a defined waist look to the sui…



11 November, 2011

  • 07:22 AM

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    lauramae added the project Film Noir Vixen
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    Vogue 2339, Original 1948 Design: Misses’ Jacket and Skirt: Loose-fitting, partially interfaced, lined, hip-length jacket (fitted through waist) has collar, shoulder pads, princess seams and long,…

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29 October, 2011

  • 09:28 PM

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    lauramae added the project Autumnal Color Palette
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    McCall’s 6758: first published in 1963; Misses’ Dress with Slim or Full Skirt. Dress, with dart fitted bodice and three-gore slim skirt, or four-gore skirt with unpressed pleats. Dress has short se…

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15 October, 2011

  • 09:03 PM

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    lauramae added the project Leopard Print Challis
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    Vogue 1228 – MISSES’ DRESS: Close-fitting (through bustline), above mid-knee length dress has front and back stitched pleats, kimono sleeves with sleeve band and tabs, stitched facing at neckline, …

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  • 06:47 PM

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    lauramae commented on the project A Field of Poppies

    Yes! I am wearing a crinoline – it really helps the 1950s silhouette.



12 October, 2011

  • 10:32 PM

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    lauramae commented on the article Pulp Arts: The Paper Fashions of Artist Isabelle de Borchgrave

    I was lucky enough to see an exhibit of her work when it came through San Francisco. The work is unbelievable – even up close the pieces look just like fabric – the textures are spot on. And the …

  • 08:03 PM

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    lauramae added the project A Field of Poppies
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    Vogue 2903, Original 1957 Design: MISSES’/MISSES’ PETITE DRESS: Fitted dress, has princess seams, back zipper, flared skirt with inverted pleats at sides, side front and side back. Inside yoke ext…

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9 October, 2011

  • 09:43 PM

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    lauramae added the project Wine & Roses
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    Butterick 5032, Retro 1952: MISSES’ CAPELET, DRESS, OVERSKIRT, CUMMERBUND SASH AND BELT: Lined to edge capelet, darted at shoulders, collar and button closure. Fitted dress, darted bodice, waistli…

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6 October, 2011

  • 07:43 AM

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    lauramae added the project Potted Purse
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    This purse was fashioned using Simplicity 4159.

    I purchased this pattern years ago – who can resist a purse in the shape of a flower pot?! And it turned out to be the perfect accessory to my …

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5 October, 2011

  • 09:51 PM

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    lauramae added the project Emerald Green Gown
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    Ceil Chapman Cocktail Dress Reproduction from Vintage Fashion Library.

    I finished this gown just in time for this year’s Marin Symphony Gala. It was a labor of love, and I am thrilled with th…

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23 September, 2011

  • 08:37 PM

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    lauramae added the project The Perfect Afternoon for a Mint Julep
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    Butterick 5209, Retro 1947: MISSES’ DRESS: Halter or cap sleeve dress, below mid-knee length, has side zipper, fitted self-lined bodice and flared, gathered skirt.

    The step by step instructio…

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16 September, 2011

  • 06:11 AM

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    lauramae commented on the project Cherries Jubilee!

    Thank you so much! Last month I finally decided that it was time to start the blog. I am still figuring everything out, but I am very excited about it!

  • 02:54 AM

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    lauramae added the project Cherries Jubilee!
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    Butterick 4792, Retro 1957: Misses’ Jacket, Dress and Belt: Above waist, loose-fitting, unlined jacket has collar and short dolman sleeves. Flared dress is mid-calf and has fitted, self-faced bo…

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14 September, 2011