the flirty forties ensemble

Added Aug 7, 2012

by devviepuu

New York, United...

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Description

forties-inspired t-shirt “hack” paired with simplicity 1927 (1940s-era pattern) skirt, shortened and trimmed for a little bit of a modern look. as i like to call it, kooky, but on the good and wearable side of kooky.

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Material Notes

Fabric: silk/rayon/wool whatever from…paron’s? cool stretch knit from paron’s.
Pattern: Simplicity 1927 (skirt); Alabama Studio Sewing + Design T-shirt/Bolero; The Consulting Dressmaker (Steph C) BCT 40′s Hack (Inspiration)
Year: 1940s (skirt); contemporary (t-shirt)
Notions: lace, grosgrain ribbon, zipper, elastic trim
Time to Complete: 5 hours
First Worn: july 25, 2012

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Tanks/T’s
Style
Vintage

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    Sep 23, 2012, 04.13 PMby asperge11

    I love it! Really pretty!

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    Aug 10, 2012, 12.01 PMby nookie

    really love your top

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    Aug 8, 2012, 04.32 PMby turtlegirl00

    I love it! excellent job!

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