2017 #VintagePledge

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Vintage Hairstyles halo hat made from a reproduction pattern of an original vintage hat, sewn from wool felt. - Restoring Retro in Home and Dress 1950s Hairstyles, Vintage Hairstyles, Easy Hairstyles, Hat Patterns To Sew, Vintage Sewing Patterns, Vintage Designs, Retro Vintage, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Cars

Verity Vintage Studio

A retro revival for today in decor and dress - monthly reproduction hairstyle and vintage craft tutorials.

A Silk Velvet Dress [Simplicity Dress Sewing Patterns, Vintage Sewing Patterns, Plus Size Sewing, Diy Kleidung, 1930s Dress, Dress Out, Plus Size Fashion, Sexy, Vintage Outfits

A 1930’s Silk Velvet Dress [Simplicity 8504]

Hi Friends! I hope you had a lovely holiday season! I certainly am happy that 2017 is over and am hoping for a great 2018. Today, I’m sharing my Christmas dress. It’s definitely one …

Hand embroidered California Poppy peasant blouse made from a vintage 1949 pattern and transfer (McCall in white cotton lawn trimmed with vintage cotton lace. Vintage Cotton, Cotton Lace, White Cotton, Plus Size Sewing, California Poppy, Peasant Blouse, Vintage Sewing Patterns, Real People, Refashion

The California Poppy Blouse

Howdy friends! I’m happy to share one of my favorite projects of 2017! Yeah, I’m a bit behind on blogging, but slowly and surely I will get the projects that I’ve been making up …

Claire McCardell Jacket reconstructed to wear to an opening at the Museum of Modern Art Claire Mccardell, Museum Of Modern Art, 1940s, Sportswear, Blogging, Ready To Wear, How To Make, How To Wear, Men Sweater

Outfit for a Party at Museum of Modern Art (Versions 1 through 5) and scenes from their “Items: Is Fashion Modern?” Exhibit

So I needed an outfit to wear to the opening night party of the Museum of Modern Art's "Items: Is Fashion Modern" exhibit - their first show about fashion since the 40s. Through a bit of kismet, the curators had discovered my Claire McCardell obsession via my blog, and contacted me to help with research…

crochet beret and grey wool skirt with top-stitched pocket both made by me (jumper was knitted by someone else, so isn't included in my Red Berets, Crochet Beret, Christmas Jumpers, Wool Skirts, Vintage Skirt, Black Laces, 1930s, Knitwear, Vintage Fashion

1930s Christmas Jumper & Grey Wool Skirt - Vintage Gal

Outfit Details 1930s Christmas Jumper – Made by Betty Sparkle’s Vintage Knitwear 1930s Red Beret – Made by Me 1930s Grey Wool Skirt – Made by Me Black Lace-up Knee High Boots – eBay Red Drop Earrings – Made by Me This outfit, which I wore on Christmas… Continue Reading →

  Coat Patterns, Wool Fabric, Vintage Wool, 1950s, Vintage Fashion, Bohemian, Stitch, Retro, Gallery

Stitch and kitch on Instagram: “I made a new coat. It's the 4th coat I made. It's made from a vintage wool fabric and a 1950's vintage simplicity coat pattern. I didn't…”

76 Likes, 9 Comments - Stitch and kitch (@stitch_and_kitch) on Instagram: “I made a new coat. It's the 4th coat I made. It's made from a vintage wool fabric and a 1950's…”

The Dress made by Show and Tell Meg - Simplicity 8660 from 1969 and vintage fabric from 1963 Dress Making, High Neck Dress, Fabric, Handmade, Vintage, Dresses, Style, Fashion, Turtleneck Dress

The 60s Dress made by Show and Tell Meg - Simplicity 8660 from 1969 and vintage fabric from 1963

DSCF8135 Walking By, Paisley, Bohemian, Gallery, Casual, Pattern, Vintage, Dresses, Fashion

Paisley!

I've been doing quite a lot of sewing the last month only that I have not had the opportunity to photograph my makes. This afternoon I had a long walk by the sea so I had the chance to photograph my latest make which is Simplicity 3833 a reproduction of a vintage pattern that I…

Academy 3568 in Jacquard Full Length Skirts, Jacquard Fabric, Tie Dye Skirt, Bohemian, Pocket, Big, Gallery, Vintage, Fashion

Academy 3568, in a Jacquard fabric, vamp collar, full length skirt, very big pocket! Full details on the blog post x

  Red Fabric, I Got This, Thrifting, Wrap Dress, Bohemian, Gallery, Pattern, Vintage, Dresses

Sara Russell on Instagram: “Merry Christmas! I adore this red fabric so much! I got it from a thrift store too.....shhhh! Don't tell! 😉 I also love this pattern and…”

156 Likes, 47 Comments - Sara Russell (@sarajoliecreates) on Instagram: “Merry Christmas! I adore this red fabric so much! I got it from a thrift store too.....shhhh! Don't…”

gingham rayon dress made for Christmas Vintage Crafts, Christmas 2017, Dress Making, Gingham, 1950s, Bohemian, Studio, Retro, Hair Styles

Verity Vintage Studio

A retro revival for today in decor and dress - monthly reproduction hairstyle and vintage craft tutorials.

Here's a side by side of Schiaparelli's 1937 silk and mesh summer ensemble and my own version. December, Mesh, Couture, Silk, Summer, Vintage, Inspiration, Beautiful, Dresses

Metamorphosis

There can be no other garments to the home seamstress that feel unattainable, mysterious, and awe-inspiring than couture garments created by history’s greatest designers. As beautiful as they are and after sighing over many for so many years, I recently was also thinking - why just gaze on such garments as a museum artifact? Surely…

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